Clinical Specialties

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Luci Etheridge
OUP Oxford, 2010 - Medical - 398 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 Specialties 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 Specialties 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. Colour illustrations 59 colour photos Online Resource centre www.oxfordtextbooks/orc/Etheridge/ Artwork from the book A link to the Oxford Handbooks updates page Bonus questions will be released monthly in the run up to final medical examinations.

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Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties is the ideal self-assessment tool for students looking to test their knowledge of the core clinical specialties. Fully cross-referenced to the ninth ... Read full review

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Editor of Clinical Specialities:

Luci Etheridge is a paediatrician by training who currently works as a Clinical Academic Teaching Fellow in Medical Education in the Academic Centre for Medical Education at UCL Medical School. She is involved with the development of Fitness to Practise assessments for the General Medical Council, is an item writer for the Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board Part 1 and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and runs item writing workshops for UCL Medical School. She is working towards a doctorate in education at the Institute of Education, University of London.
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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