Basic Science for the MRCS, A revision guide for surgical trainees, 2nd Edition

Basic Science for the MRCS

2nd Edition A revision guide for surgical trainees

By Andrew T. Raftery, BSc MBChB(Hons) MD FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Ed), Clinical Anatomist Formerly Consultant Surgeon, Sheffield Kidney Institute, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield; Formerly Member (formerly Chairman), Court of Examiners, Royal College of Surgeons of England; Formerly Member of Panel of Examiners, Intercollegiate Speciality Board in General Surgery; Member of Council, Royal College of Surgeons of England; Formerly Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in Surgery, University of Sheffield, UK ; Michael S. Delbridge, MB ChB(Hons) MD FRCS (Vascular), Specialist Trainee in Vascular Surgery Yorkshire and Humber Deanery,UK and Helen E. Douglas, MB ChB MRCS(Eng), Specialist Trainee in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Yorkshire and Humber Deanery, UK


I Anatomy

1 The thorax

2 The abdomen, pelvis, and perineum

3 The upper limb and breast

4 The lower limb

5 The head, neck, and spine

6 The nervous system

II Physiology

7 General physiology

8 Respiratory system

9 Cardiovascular system

10 Gastrointestinal system

11 Urinary system

12 Endocrine system

13 Nervous and locomotor systems

III Pathology

14 Cellular injury

15 Disorders of growth, morphogenesis, and differentiation

16 Inflammation

17 Thrombosis, embolism and infarction

18 Neoplasia

19 Immunology

20 Haemopoietic and lymphoreticular system

21 Basic microbiology

22 System-specific pathology

IV Appendix      OSCE scenario answers