This new edition of Neurosurgery: The Essential Guide to the Oral and Clinical Neurosurgical Exam provides a concise and practical guidebook of the core knowledge and principles for the International and Intercollegiate FRCS Specialty Examination in Neurosurgery. It is a vital resource for the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) and other neurosurgical examinations around the world.
Written by neurosurgeons at the top of their field and based on new guidelines, this book takes students through how to succeed in the FRCS neurosurgery exams and provides an overview of crucial short and intermediate cases designed to mirror the exam’s testing of a candidate’s clinical knowledge, diagnostic acumen, investigation and interpretation, treatment options and taking consent.
Including 72 vital online revision flash cards, covering critical and diverse examination cases from trauma to paediatric spine exams, this edition also contains crucial guidance to Vivas on the following:
- Operative surgery and surgical anatomy
- Investigation of the neurosurgical patient
- The non-operative clinical practice of neurosurgery
This book is a must-read for candidates preparing for the final Intercollegiate Specialty Examination in Neurosurgery (UK), International FRCS Specialty Examination in Neurosurgery (UK) International FRCS Specialty Examination in Neurosurgery as well as the American, Canadian, European and Australasian exams. In addition to helping candidates pass their final exams, the book provides wonderful insight into Neurosurgery for Medical Students, Surgical Residents and Neurosurgical Consultants.