Get Through MRCPsych CASC

  • Filename: get-through-mrcpsych-casc.
  • ISBN: 9781498707909
  • Release Date: 2016-08-03
  • Number of pages: 484
  • Author: Melvyn W. B. Zhang
  • Publisher: CRC Press



This book is intended for psychiatric trainees sitting the CASC component of the MRCPsych exam. Written by authors with recent exam experience and long-term expertise in the field, the text provides 175 stations closely matched to the subjects that appear in the actual exam, along with concise synopses and guidelines for how to target your revision to enable recall of the most relevant information.

Get Through MRCPsych Paper A

  • Filename: get-through-mrcpsych-paper-a.
  • ISBN: 1482247429
  • Release Date: 2016-06-13
  • Number of pages: 412
  • Author: Melvyn Zhang Weibin
  • Publisher: CRC Press



The MRCPsych examinations, conducted by the Royal College of Psychiatrists are the most important exams for psychiatric trainee to achieve specialist accreditation. Written by authors with previous exam experience and edited by the distinguished team behind Revision Notes in Psychiatry, Get Through MRCPsych Paper A: Mock Examination Papers provides candidates with the most realistic and up-to-date MCQ and EMIs, closely matched to themes appearing most often in the Paper A exam.

Get Through MRCPsych MCQs for Paper 2

  • Filename: get-through-mrcpsych-mcqs-for-paper-2.
  • ISBN: 9781853158582
  • Release Date: 2009-06-30
  • Number of pages: 136
  • Author: Arunraj Kaimal
  • Publisher: CRC Press



Completely up to date with the latest examination changes, Get Through MRCPsych: MCQs for Paper 2 contains 350 'best answer 1 of 5' multiple choice questions (MCQs) presented in a format closely matching the new syllabus. Modelled on actual exam questions so that they accurately reflect the style and level of difficulty, candidates can test and assess their knowledge aiding thorough exam preparation. Providing useful revision advice on question comprehension and answer strategies, candidates can feel fully prepared when they enter the examination room. Featuring an invaluable collection of revision MCQs and detailed explanatory answers referenced to major journals and specialist textbooks, Get Through MRCPsych: MCQs for Paper 2 is the essential revision book for trainee psychiatrists.

How to Pass the MRCPsych CASC

  • Filename: how-to-pass-the-mrcpsych-casc.
  • ISBN: 9780199571703
  • Release Date: 2010-03-04
  • Number of pages: 218
  • Author: Andrew Iles
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press



"In 2008 the Royal College of Psychiatrists made a radical change to the way it examines its prospective members. The most significant change is the way in which clinical skills are assessed. The Clinical Assessment of Skills and Competencies (CASC) was introduced. The traditional long case, patient management problems (PMPs), and the observed clinical interview of the old Part 2 examination were all abandoned." - Preface.

MRCPsych CASC 150 Clinical Scenarios

  • Filename: mrcpsych-casc-150-clinical-scenarios.
  • ISBN: 1907816518
  • Release Date: 2015-01-02
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Ashok G Patel
  • Publisher: JP Medical



MRCPsych CASC: 150 Clinical Scenarios offers a complete and practical skills guide for trainees preparing for the MRCPsych CASC exam. Presented in a clear layout, chapters cover the full range of psychiatry subspecialties that are likely to be encountered on exam day. Reflecting the latest changes to the exam and featuring a wealth of practice stations, this book provides the essential revision tool to maximise chances of exam success. Key Points 150 CASC scenarios, covering the breadth of skills and topics tested in the actual exam Features model answers and invaluable suggestions, to impress examiners and achieve the highest marks Addresses every aspect of the exam, including structure, content and marking Edited by experienced Examiner and Consultant, Ashok G Patel Complements MRCPsych Paper 1: MCQs and EMIs, MRCPsych Paper 2: MCQs and EMIs and MRCPsych Paper 3: MCQs and EMIs – the complete MRCPsych revision package

Nursing and Mental Health Care

  • Filename: nursing-and-mental-health-care.
  • ISBN: 9781844457854
  • Release Date: 2011-08-30
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Author: Steve Trenoweth
  • Publisher: SAGE



Improving mental health for all is increasingly important in nursing as more people suffer from mental health issues, ranging from stress through to diagnosed illnesses. It is crucial that all nurses, not just mental health nurses, are aware of mental health problems and the impact these have on patients, families and carers. This book gives a clear overview of mental health in nursing, relevant for all fields of practice. It explains the core features of the mental health nursing field, and explores aspects of mental health that every nurse should understand in order to provide holistic care to their patients.

Pocket Guide to the ICD 10 Classification of Mental and Behavioural Disorders

  • Filename: pocket-guide-to-the-icd-10-classification-of-mental-and-behavioural-disorders.
  • ISBN: 0880489839
  • Release Date: 1994
  • Number of pages: 419
  • Author: John Edward Cooper
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub



The use of a widely accepted diagnostic classification is vital for the effective treatment of psychiatric patients, and is essential in research. This pocket-book version of Chapter V of the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10) will facilitate both practice and research. It provides a quickly accessible and easy-to-use source of information about the new classification. The book has been compiled with a range of users in mind, including psychiatrists of all grades of seniority and experience, researchers, medical records staff and data analysts. Managers and other non-medically qualified mental health professionals will also find it useful. Compiled by a psychiatrist, this pocket-book is practical and clinical in its approach, and brings together in one place all major aspects of the description and diagnosis of psychiatric disorders.

OSCEs in Psychiatry

  • Filename: osces-in-psychiatry.
  • ISBN: 0443072973
  • Release Date: 2004-01
  • Number of pages: 210
  • Author: Albert Michael
  • Publisher:



A revision book aimed at candidates for Part 1 of the MRCPsych exam, giving advice on the new OSCE exam and practice in answering sample OSCEs. The first book on a vital new exam for trainee psychiatrists - no known competition. Provides much-needed security for candidates unsure of how to cope with a new exam format. Sample OSCEs with model answers provide the reader with practice in interview technique. The reader is taught how to communicate effectively with the patient, and at the same time how to demonstrate knowledge to the examiners without losing rapport with the patient. Lays stress on what not to say in order to avoid alienating either patient or examiner.

PACES for the MRCP

  • Filename: paces-for-the-mrcp.
  • ISBN: 9780702054662
  • Release Date: 2013-09-17
  • Number of pages: 832
  • Author: Tim Hall
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



The 3rd edition of PACES for the MRCP has been fully revised and updated throughout to retain its pole position as the textbook to accompany core medical training (CMT) and prepare candidates for success in the Practical Assessment of Clinical Examination Skills and a future specialty career. Features Fully revised for the new Station 5 and completely updated throughout. Promotes understanding and deeper learning of modern medicine applicable to PACES and the specialist registrar. Emphasis on clinical assessment – history-taking, examination and communication skills – equipping candidates with appropriate differential diagnoses from which to develop the right diagnosis. Encourages candidates to question why a diagnosis has arisen and consider its consequences. For example, ‘Heat failure’ is a not a diagnosis until a candidate has considered the differential diagnoses of breathlessness and decided why heart failure is most likely, and then considered its cause (not always ischaemic heart disease), its presentation (acute, chronic, left or right ventricular or both) and, most importantly, the effects of it and its treatments on a patient’s life. This 3rd edition of PACES for the MRCP continues to provide fully revised, up-to-date, evidence-based coverage of investigations and treatments. Whilst the emphasis of PACES is on clinical skills, candidates who understand when, for example, a patient with rheumatoid arthritis might benefit from a biologic agent and how this will influence inflammatory disease, is better equipped for success. A one-volume text giving candidates complete preparation for the PACES exam within one portable volume 250 cases organised into the 5 stations of the PACES exam – respiratory and abdominal system, history taking, cardiovascular and nervous system, communication and ethics and skin, locomotion, eyes and endocrine systems Engaging question-and-answer approach at the end of each case – excellent preparation for the exam Boxed tips highlight vital information – helps identify what is most important to remember Produced in full colour throughout Colour coding for each station Many more illustrations added - now over 300 clinical photographs and line drawings in colour Many more cases added, bringing the number up to 250 - 50 per station History-taking and communication skills stations now revised so that they exactly mimic the requirements of the exam

Communication Scenarios for the MRCPCH and DCH Clinical Exams

  • Filename: communication-scenarios-for-the-mrcpch-and-dch-clinical-exams.
  • ISBN: 9781846194948
  • Release Date: 2011-01
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Rebecca Casans
  • Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing



The MRCPCH clinical examination assesses whether candidates have reached the standard in clinical skills expected of a newly appointed specialist registrar, while the DCH recognises the competence of GPs and other health professionals in caring for children. Success in communication skills is vital to achieve overall success in these examinations. This revised and expanded Second Edition includes over a dozen new scenarios for both examinations, a new chapter on the general approach to effective communication, an expanded clinical exam mark sheet, anchor statements and exam circuit diagrams. Although written to aid candidates for the clinical MRCPCH and DCH examinations, this book will also be useful to paediatric trainees in their day-to-day clinical encounters.

Clinical Orthopaedic Examination

  • Filename: clinical-orthopaedic-examination.
  • ISBN: 9780702047732
  • Release Date: 2010-06-10
  • Number of pages: 344
  • Author: Ronald McRae
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



A new edition of an internationally respected textbook of orthopaedic examination The unique ‘strip cartoon’ artwork programme provides an easy-to-read approach to the subject affording an effective way to learn A highly praised book by reviewers for its clear and lucid writing style The text reflects the classic ‘look, feel, move’ approach to patient evaluation Provides practical guidance on interpretation of radiographs Almost 1000 drawings produced by the author himself provide a unique means of teaching. The updated text includes a number of new tests and methods of assessing overall limb function. More information has been added in the section on back pain. There is an expanded description on the interpretation of the ankle jerk and more information on tracking the progress of skeletal maturation. A new up-to-date design reflects that of the sister volume Practical Fracture Techniques 5e

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