Key Features


  • Emphasis on basic clinical skills facilitates learning by junior medical students.

  • Question and answer format suitable to a variety of learning levels facilitates the learning of basic skills for junior medical students and helps senior medical students develop an approach to clinical symptomatology.

  • Important points are presented in an easy-to-read bulleted list format.

  • Sample OSCE Scenarios and Sample Checklists provide accurate and realistic simulations of the OSCE exam format for students.

  • The OSCE Checklist Template enables students to construct their own sample checklists using cases from the book and helps them develop an approach to a variety of clinical scenarios.

  • A sample in-depth OSCE case provides an opportunity for practice.

  • The body systems approach and tabbing system provide fast and easy access to the content.

Table of Contents

Introduction

What is an OSCE?

How is an OSCE Graded?

How Should I Prepare for an OSCE?


How To Use This Book

Professionalism

Communication

Cross-Cultural Communication

Breaking Bad News

Medical History

Documentation

Summative Objectives

Abbreviations


Chapter 1: Cardiovascular System

Chapter 2: Respiratory System

Chapter 3: Gastrointestinal System

Chapter 4: Genitourinary System

Chapter 5: Nervous System

Chapter 6: Musculoskeletal System

Chapter 7: Dermatology

Chapter 8: Hematology

Chapter 9: Endocrinology

Chapter 10: Psychiatry

Chapter 11: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Chapter 12: Pediatrics

Chapter 13: Geriatrics

Chapter 14: Ethics

Appendix A: Sample In-Depth OSCE Case

Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Canada
Print ISBN:
9781926648156