The Clinical Anaesthesia Viva Book


Author: Julian M. Barker,Simon J. Mills,Simon L. Maguire,Abdul Ghaaliq Lalkhen,Brendan A. McGrath,Hamish Thomson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139482394
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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The second edition of the hugely popular The Clinical Anaesthesia Viva Book builds on the success of the first by providing a thorough review of short and long case questions typically given to Final FRCA viva candidates. An introductory chapter gives invaluable practical advice on preparation for the viva. This is followed by almost 100 short cases and 25 long cases, all based on viva questions posed at recent examinations. Answers have been constructed from a combination of popular textbooks, recent publications and the extensive practical experience of the authors. Short further reading lists are provided for more in-depth preparation. Written by a team of expert consultants and senior trainees with (successful!) experience of the Final FRCA, this second edition of The Clinical Anaesthesia Viva Book, is a must-have for anyone preparing for the Final FRCA viva.

The Anaesthesia Science Viva Book


Author: Simon Bricker
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108326412
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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This third edition of the highly successful The Anaesthesia Science Viva Book contains detailed, accessible summaries of the core questions in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and clinical measurement that may be asked in the oral section of the Final FRCA exam. In addition to comprehensive updating of all the topics, this edition includes new subject material in each of the four basic sciences, with almost 200 detailed summaries of the most relevant topics in the examination. This volume once again gives candidates an insight into the way the viva works, offering general guidance on exam technique, and providing readily accessible information relating to a wide range of potential questions. Written by a former senior examiner for the diploma of the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and listed as recommended reading by AnaesthesiaUK, the prime educational resource for trainee anaesthetists, it remains an essential purchase for every Final FRCA candidate.

The Anaesthesia Viva:


Author: Mark Blunt,John Urquhart,Colin Pinnock
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521716444
Category: Medical
Page: 184
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This is the new edition of the second volume in this successful and well-known two volume series and covers physics, measurement, safety, and clinical anaesthesia. The book puts together over 200 commonly asked viva questions in these key areas as well as model short answers, supported with clear line diagrams.

The Structured Oral Examination in Clinical Anaesthesia

Practice examination papers
Author: Cyprian Mendonca,,Carl Hillermann,,Josephine James,,Anil Kumar,
Publisher: tfm Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1908986476
Category: Medical
Page: 576
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Winner of a HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARD in the Anaesthesia category of the 2010 BMA Medical Book Competition. This book comprises structured questions and answers that closely simulate the structured oral examination (SOE) format of The Royal College of Anaesthetists' final FRCA examination. The style of exam questions has changed over the years and this book matches the most recent changes in this updated exam. It consists of ten sets (chapters) of complete SOE papers. Each SOE set (chapter) includes one long case, three short cases and four different applied basic science topics (anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and clinical measurement). As this book is presented in the format of complete examination papers, it will enable candidates to assess their knowledge and skills. It will also assist trainers in setting up mock exams. With thorough revision of this book, trainees can confidently sit their exams. The authors have been organising final FRCA viva courses for the past five years, running four exam preparation courses a year, attended by about 200 trainees each year. This book includes updated knowledge based on the syllabus and more recent questions asked in the FRCA examination. It is, therefore, essential study material for trainees and a great educational tool for trainers. This book will also help candidates all over the world to pass highly competitive postgraduate examinations in anaesthesia. It is an invaluable educational resource for all anaesthetists.

Physics for the Anaesthetic Viva


Author: Aman Kalsi,Nikhail Balani
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316539172
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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Physics for the Anaesthetic Viva is a succinct and practical text that comprehensively covers all aspects of the physics and clinical measurement curriculum for the FRCA examinations. Each section begins by explaining the basic science concepts, which are then expanded and related to everyday practice. Illustrations are used to enhance understanding of the concepts, and are presented in such a way as to be easy to reproduce in the exam setting. In addition, sample viva questions are provided at the end of each chapter to test learning, or for use in a mock viva session. Written by trainees for trainees, this book provides exactly what you need to pass the exam.

Fundamentals of Anaesthesia


Author: Ted Lin,Tim Smith,Colin Pinnock
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316666786
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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Fundamentals of Anaesthesia is the gold standard text for the Primary FRCA, encapsulating the basic principles of modern anaesthesia in one easily accessible volume. Written and edited by experts with extensive FRCA examination experience, this text deliberately blends the expertise of invited authors in an unrivalled consistency of style more akin to that of a single author text. All of the subject matter required to pass the exam is condensed into an easy-to-read format. This fully updated fourth edition includes new guidelines, an improved chapter structure, and a new section on clinical ultrasound. The generous use of summary boxes, bullet points, tables and diagrams creates a text that is clear, concise and easy to navigate. Each section covers one of the four components of the SOE. This is a unique revision aid for the Primary FRCA and an essential companion for all exam candidates.

The Objective Structured Clinical Examination in Anaesthesia

Practice papers for teachers and trainees
Author: Cyprian Mendonca,,Shyam Balasubramanian,
Publisher: tfm Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1908986204
Category: Medical
Page: 398
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The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is a highly reliable and valid tool for the evaluation of trainees in anaesthesia. It enables examiners and trainers to assess a number of competencies in an organised way. Performance in the OSCE is considered to be a fair reflection of the level of knowledge and skill attained during anaesthesia training. Apart from having a wide and deep knowledge on the subject, trainees are expected to have the capacity to demonstrate their competency in a short period of time allotted for each station. The authors of this book have a rich experience in successfully conducting OSCE courses in the United Kingdom. The sample OSCE sets in the book closely simulate the style and content of the Royal College of Anaesthetists' examination format. The book contains 100 OSCE stations with answers based on key practical procedures, clinical skills, communication skills, data interpretation, anaesthetic equipment and the management of critical incidents on a simulator. This book will also help candidates all over the world to pass highly competitive postgraduate examinations in anaesthesia. It is an invaluable educational resource for all anaesthetists.

Dr Podcast Scripts for the Final FRCA


Author: Rebecca A. Leslie,Emily K. Johnson,Gary Thomas,Alexander P. L. Goodwin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107401003
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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Dr Podcast (www.dr-podcast.com) is a great way to revise for the FRCA exams and has been met with widespread enthusiasm from candidates. It provides podcasts of questions and model answers with no redundant material. Dr Podcast scripts are now available in print format. Containing the scripts of all 103 individual podcasts from the Dr Podcast Final FRCA collection, they also include diagrams the reader can draw to explain their answers. They cover the entire syllabus for the Final FRCA, allowing the readers to experience the style of the questions likely to be asked and providing tips on how to excel in the exam. Each podcast is written by a successful candidate who has insight and experience of the exam, and all material has been reviewed by experienced consultants with detailed knowledge of the educational standards. For those preparing for the Final FRCA exams, Dr Podcast scripts are a must.

Short Answer Questions in Anaesthesia


Author: Simon Bricker
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521681001
Category: Medical
Page: 346
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Completely re-written, the definitive companion and revision aid for the short answer paper, part of the Final FRCA examination.

Examination Anaesthesia

A Guide to Intensivist and Anaesthetic Training
Author: Christopher Thomas,Christopher Butler
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729579476
Category: Medical
Page: 241
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The updated guide to the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists final fellowship examination The format of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) final examination has evolved in recent years. This updated exam guide keeps pace with these developments and assists anaesthetic trainees in preparation for the exam. Examination Anaesthesia, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive study guide that focuses solely on the anaesthetic exam, eliminating confusion between this and the intensive care exams. This invaluable medical text itemises all requirements of the Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA) training scheme. Components of the final examination are also detailed, including a breakdown of the marking scheme and recent results. Helpful resources outlined in Examination Anaesthesia, 2nd Edition include new developments on the ANZCA website, textbooks, journals and exam courses along with a broad list of anaesthesia reference and review articles. Trainees will also benefit from separate chapters based on the major components of the written and clinical ANZCA examinations, plus practical strategies for restructuring life around exam preparation. • details of the new examination format, including altered component weighting, spatial and temporal separation of medical and anaesthesia vivas • upgraded information on ANZCA exam preparation courses • an expanded chapter on approaching the exam’s written components • expansion of the medical viva chapter to include 21 case examples with increased representation of cardiovascular, endocrine and neurological conditions • dissection of recent exams, listing short answer and viva questions under relevant topic headings to assist study • a rewritten data interpretation section with a focus on anaesthetic practice – many new radiographs, electrocardiographs and other tabulated data, including echocardiography, arterial blood gas analysis, coagulation studies and sleep studies • a completely updated reference and review article section

The Final FRCA Structured Oral Examination

A Complete Guide
Author: Bobby Krishnachetty,Darshinder Sethi
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498794599
Category: Medical
Page: 435
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The Final FRCA Structured Oral Examination is the last step before earning the initials FRCA and becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. This comprehensive revision aid has been compiled by two talented authors who have been running a course on this subject for three years. Motivated to make the cases as close as possible to the exam, they have collected a vast database of questions from their trainees and the book reflects a variety of commonly asked themes. In addition, there are contributions from 11 consultants and registrars, who are all experts in their fields. The clear layout and easy to read style prepares students for the examination environment and focuses on the specific areas and responses examiners look for. The style of questions mimics the exam and there are added tutorials for ECG interpretation and radiology which will benefit trainees immensely in their preparation.

Structured Oral Examination Practice for the Final FRCA


Author: Rakesh Tandon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019958401X
Category: Medical
Page: 366
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This is a revision text for the Structured Oral Examination for the Final FRCA exam. Including 14 mock exams, it provides model answers, exam technique, and provides an insight into the way the exam works for trainees and trainers alike.

Clinical Anaesthesia


Author: Matthew Gwinnutt,Carl L. Gwinnutt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119119855
Category: Medical
Page: 192
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Clinical Anaesthesia Lecture Notes provides a comprehensive introduction to the modern principles and practices of anaesthesia for medical students, trainee doctors, anaesthetic nurses and other health professionals working with anaesthetists. This fifth edition has been fully updated to reflect changes in clinical practice, guidelines, equipment and drugs. Key features include: • A new chapter on the roles of the anaesthetist • Increased coverage of the peri-operative management of the overweight and obese patient, as well as an introduction to the fundamental aspects of paediatric anaesthesia • Coverage of recent developments within the specialty, including the rapidly growing recognition of the importance of non-technical skills (NTS), and the management of some of the most common peri-operative medical emergencies • Links to further online resources • A companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/anaesthesia featuring interactive true/false questions, SAQs, and a list of further reading and resources Full-colour diagrams, photographs, as well as learning objectives at the start of each chapter, support easy understanding of the knowledge and skills of anaesthesia, allowing confident transfer of information into clinical practice.

Essential Equations for Anaesthesia


Author: Edward T. Gilbert-Kawai,Marc D. Wittenberg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107636604
Category: Medical
Page: 218
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Covers all of the equations that candidates need to understand and be able to apply when sitting postgraduate anaesthetic examinations.

Case Discussion on Anesthesiology


Author: Tulsi Nag
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9351528200
Category: Medical
Page: 300
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Case Discussion on Anesthesiology is a concise collection of 24 cases, providing theoretical and clinical knowledge on various medical problems and surgical procedures in the field of anaesthesiology. The book is divided into two sections, with ten long cases and fourteen short cases. The long cases include caesarean section, valve replacement, hysterectomy, total hip replacement and thyroidectomy. Short cases include cystic hygroma, tracheostomy, inguinal hernia, intercostals drain, cataract and strabismus. Case Discussion on Anesthesiology presents each case in a question and answer format, helping postgraduate students familiarise themselves with the questions asked during viva examinations on long and short cases. This concise guide to cases in anaesthesiology will help prepare postgraduate students for examinations and improve management skills of trainee anaesthesiologists. Key Points Features discussion on 24 cases in anaesthesiology (10 long, 14 short) Provides theoretical and clinical knowledge on problems and procedures in anaesthesiology Question and answer format to help prepare postgraduates for viva examinations

Companion to Clinical Anaesthesia Exams


Author: C. F. Corke,I. J. B. Jackson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780443071041
Category: Medical
Page: 277
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An updated edition of a popular revision book for trainee anaesthetists preparing for clinical examinations in anaesthesia. Answer plans allow candidates to structure their knowledge and memorise the key issues. Practical clinical section gives guidance in how to avoid pitfalls in the interpretation of ECGs, X rays etc. - especially helpful with the OSCE paper Viva questions are grouped into practice exams to allow realistic exam preparation. It is illustrated with simple line diagrams which can be reproduced in the exam. The text should be useful for candidates preparing for the viva, short answer and OSCE sections of the FRCA, being revised to take account of the replacement of essay questions in the FRCA with short answer questions. Updates include the laryngeal mask, total intravenous anaesthesia, target controlled infusions and lasers in surgery.

Crisis Management in Anesthesiology E-Book


Author: David M. Gaba,Kevin J. Fish,Steven K. Howard,Amanda Burden
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455738093
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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The fully updated Crisis Management in Anesthesiology continues to provide updated insights on the latest theories, principles, and practices in anesthesiology. From anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists to emergency physicians and residents, this medical reference book will effectively prepare you to handle any critical incident during anesthesia. Identify and respond to a broad range of life-threatening situations with the updated Catalog of Critical Incidents, which outlines what may happen during surgery and details the steps necessary to respond to and resolve the crisis. React quickly to a range of potential threats with an added emphasis on simulation of managing critical incidents. Useful review for all anesthesia professionals of the core knowledge of diagnosis and management of many critical events. Explore new topics in the ever-expanding anesthesia practice environment with a detailed chapter on debriefing. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.

Pharmacology for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care


Author: T. E. Peck,S. A. Hill
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316062252
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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The fourth edition of this market-leading anaesthetic book has been fully updated to include novel oral anticoagulants and neuromuscular reversal agents. Numerous other sections have been expanded or updated to reflect new research and current best practice, and the antibiotics chapter now includes information about commonly encountered pathogens and the drugs used to target them. Basic pharmacological principles, vital to understanding the effects of individual drugs, are dealt with methodically, and the essential physiology is described alongside the relevant pharmacology. This has become the core pharmacology book for the FRCA, covering all the relevant kinetics and dynamics in a compact and easy to navigate format, including clear diagrams and tables. This is an ideal aid to study and practice for junior and trainee anaesthetists. Theatre practitioners, ICU nurses and physicians working in areas that demand a solid foundation of pharmacological knowledge will also find this an invaluable resource.

Physics, Pharmacology and Physiology for Anaesthetists

Key Concepts for the FRCA
Author: Matthew E. Cross,Emma V. E. Plunkett
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107615887
Category: Medical
Page: 432
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A key requirement of the primary and final FRCA examinations is a sound understanding of the basic sciences behind anaesthetic practice. It is important to be able to describe these principles clearly, particularly in the viva section of the examinations. Featuring several new topics, this fully updated new edition of this best-selling book provides all the important graphs, definitions and equations which may be covered in the examinations, together with clear and concise explanations of how to present them to the examiner and why they are important. Packed full of precise, clear diagrams with well structured explanations, and with all key definitions, derivations and statistics, this is an essential study aid for all FRCA examination candidates.

Dr Podcast Scripts for the Primary FRCA


Author: Rebecca A. Leslie,Emily K. Johnson,Alexander P. L. Goodwin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107401011
Category: Medical
Page: 414
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Dr Podcast (www.dr-podcast.com) is a great way to revise for the FRCA exams and has been met with widespread enthusiasm from candidates. It provides podcasts of questions and model answers with no redundant material. Dr Podcast scripts are now available in print format. Containing the scripts of all 90 individual podcasts from the Dr Podcast Primary FRCA collection, they also include diagrams the reader can draw to explain their answers. They cover the entire syllabus for the Primary FRCA, allowing the readers to experience the style of the questions likely to be asked and providing tips on how to excel in the exam. Each podcast is written by a successful candidate who has insight and experience of the exam, and all material has been reviewed by experienced consultants with detailed knowledge of the educational standards. For those preparing for the Primary FRCA exams, Dr Podcast scripts are a must.