General Surgery: Prepare for the MRCS, 1st Edition

Key articles from the Surgery Journal
Authors :
William E. G. Thomas & Michael G Wyatt
Date of Publication: 06/2015

This ebook brings together a comprehensive collection of articles on general surgery designed to help you pass the MRCS exam. These have been carefully selected from Surgery, a constantly updated, evidence-based, learning resource for trainees. Ba......view more

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This ebook brings together a comprehensive collection of articles on general surgery designed to help you pass the MRCS exam. These have been carefully selected from Surgery, a constantly updated, evidence-based, learning resource for trainees. Based on the Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum, Surgery gives you high-calibre and concise articles written specifically for candidates for the MRCS. These articles will also provide surgeons in higher level positions with a clear didactic framework to help train residents and junior staff.

This selection of articles covers both scientific and clinical aspects of general surgery. The basic science articles cover anatomy, physiology and pathology while the clinical topics cover all of the skills required for and tested in the MRCS examination. The articles are written by recognized specialists and the whole collection is curated by a highly qualified team of Editors.

These 100 articles comprise a comprehensive compendium of general surgical knowledge which will be a perfect resource for anyone preparing for the MRCS. Also included are over 45 MCQ and extended matching questions to test your understanding of the contents of this ebook.


Key Features
  • A selection of key articles which will be an invaluable learning resource in preparation for the MRCS.
  • Based on the Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum for surgical trainees.
  • Each article is fully referenced and includes an abstract which will aid revision.
  • Includes self-assessment questions allowing testing of understanding of the contents.


Author Information
Edited by William E. G. Thomas, MS FRCS FSACS(Hon), Consultant Surgeon, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Sheffield University, Member of Council and past Vice President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Michael G Wyatt, MSc MD FRCS FRCSEd (ad hom) , Consultant Surgeon, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne; Honorary Reader, Newcastle University; Honorary Secretary, The Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland; Member of the Court of Examiners for the Intercollegiate MRCS.