Clinical Medicine

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OUP Oxford, 2010 - Medical - 554 pages
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Oxford Assess and Progress is a new and unique revision resource for medical students. Written and edited by clinicians and educational experts the series provides an array of popular assessment questions and extra features, including bonus online questions, to be truly fit for purpose and assessment success! Medical students will benefit from a comprehensive selection of Single Best Answer Questions and Extended Matching Questions designed to test understanding and application of core medical topics. Key professional themes such as decision making, communication and ethics are also teased out to ensure complete revision coverage. Editorials in each chapter unlock difficult subjects. Ideal companions to the best-selling Oxford Handbooks these excellent self-assessment guides can also be used entirely independently. Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Medicine doesn't simply reveal the correct or wrong answer. Readers are directed to further revision material via detailed feedback on why the correct answer is best, and references to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine and resources such as journal articles. Each question is rated out of four possible levels of difficulty, from medical student to junior doctor. Carefully complied and reviewed to ensure quality, students can rely on the Oxford Assess and Progress series to prepare for their exams. 60 Photographs, line drawings and ECGs Online Resource Centre http://www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/liakos_hill/ A link to the Oxford Handbooks updates page Bonus online questions - to help you study for medical examinations Please note: bonus Single Best Answer questions will be posted online each month for the months of February to June each year.

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Editors of Clinical Medicine:

Martin Hill is currently a GP trainee in the Wessex Deanery. Before his medical degree he worked as a pharmacist in hospital and community practice. Since qualification, he has developed an undergraduate teaching programme including a mock OSCE and worked as an item writer for Fitness to Practice assessments for the General Medical Council.
Alex Liakos is a trainee in core medicine working in the London Deanery. After an initial arts degree, he had previously worked in television production for the BBC. He has since been an item writer for Fitness to Practice assessments for the General Medical Council and is currently involved in a range of local education projects for foundation trainees.
Series Editors:

Katharine Boursicot is a Reader in Medical Education and Deputy Head of the Centre for Medical and Healthcare Education at St George's, University of London. Previously she was Head of Assessment at Barts and The London, and Associate Dean for Assessment at Cambridge University School of Clinical Medicine. She is consultant on assessment to several UK medical schools, Royal Medical Colleges and international institutions as well as the General Medical Council PLAB Part 2 Panel and Fitness to Practise clinical skills testing.
David Sales is a general practitioner by training who has been involved in medical assessment for over 20 years, having previously been convenor of the MRCGP knowledge test. He has run item writing workshops for a number of undergraduate medical schools, medical royal colleges and internationally. For the General Medical Council currently he chairs the Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board Part 1 panel and is their consultant on fitness to practise knowledge testing.

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