Crash Cards: Medicine and Surgery for Finals and UKMLA, 1st Edition

Series Editors :
Kerrod Kerr & Isabel Hughes & Alan O'Neill & Nick Aveyard & Philip Xiu & Shreelata T Datta
Ideal for all those who need to know the essentials of medicine and surgery. Reach for these handy flashcards for fast and effective study! Review all the key topics in one place and spend less time searching, re-reading and highlighting course notes ...view more

Ideal for all those who need to know the essentials of medicine and surgery. Reach for these handy flashcards for fast and effective study! Review all the key topics in one place and spend less time searching, re-reading and highlighting course notes in preparation for Medical Finals, UKMLA and other examinations.

The Crash Course book series has been a trusted favourite for generations of medical students having sold over 1 million copies internationally and translated in 8 different languages. New additions to the series, these unique ‘Crash Cards’ comprehensively cover both clinical medicine (including cardiology, respiratory, gastrointestinal, neurology, locomotor, endocrine, infectious disease) and surgery (neck, thyroid, breast, musculoskeletal, vascular, abdomen, urology and thorax), with high yield clinical case vignettes on the topics you’re most likely to encounter in the exams.

Flashcards are a fantastic aid for active recall and mimic the ‘grilling’ faced during ward rounds. These simple-to-use ‘Crash Cards’ will help you better manage your time, remember key facts, apply knowledge to practical scenarios – and pass your exams with ease. In addition, the printed pack also comes with access to the complete deck in electronic format, for even easier quick reference, anytime, anywhere.

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Ideal for all those who need to know the essentials of medicine and surgery. Reach for these handy flashcards for fast and effective study! Review all the key topics in one place and spend less time searching, re-reading and highlighting course notes in preparation for Medical Finals, UKMLA and other examinations.

The Crash Course book series has been a trusted favourite for generations of medical students having sold over 1 million copies internationally and translated in 8 different languages. New additions to the series, these unique ‘Crash Cards’ comprehensively cover both clinical medicine (including cardiology, respiratory, gastrointestinal, neurology, locomotor, endocrine, infectious disease) and surgery (neck, thyroid, breast, musculoskeletal, vascular, abdomen, urology and thorax), with high yield clinical case vignettes on the topics you’re most likely to encounter in the exams.

Flashcards are a fantastic aid for active recall and mimic the ‘grilling’ faced during ward rounds. These simple-to-use ‘Crash Cards’ will help you better manage your time, remember key facts, apply knowledge to practical scenarios – and pass your exams with ease. In addition, the printed pack also comes with access to the complete deck in electronic format, for even easier quick reference, anytime, anywhere.


Key Features
  • Handy pocket-sized flashcards – perfect for self-testing or revising with a group
  • Reliable, trustworthy information – covers everything you need to remember for the exams
  • Colour coded for easy organisation
  • Hole-punched with ring – to help you carry a sub-set of cards, or for easy assimilation into your own notes
  • Covers 183 key medical clinical conditions and 58 surgical topics
  • Over 200 exam realistic patient cases - the most high yield conditions tested in Medical Finals and UKMLA exams
  • Clinical vignette and questions on one side, with diagnosis and answers on other side
  • 149 high-quality illustrations, clinical photos, radiology pictures, blood films and more, frequently tested in exams
  • Medical/surgical ‘Emergencies’ cards for key ‘red flag’ areas
  • Tailored for Medical Finals but also invaluable for students in earlier years - as well as for physicians associates, nurses and other allied health students and practitioners
  • Companion to Crash Cards: OSCEs and History Stations for Medical Finals

Author Information
By Kerrod Kerr; Isabel Hughes; Alan O'Neill; Nick Aveyard; Philip Xiu, MA (Cantab) MB BChir MRCP MRCGP MScClinEd FHEA MAcadMEd RCPathME, GP Registrar, Yorkshire Deanery, Leeds, UK. and Shreelata T Datta, MD MRCOG LLM MBBS BSc (Hons), Associate Clinical Dean and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at King's College Hospital, London, UK