Pass the PSA,
Edition 2
By William Brown, BSc MBBS MRCP(UK) FHEA, Kevin W Loudon, MBBS, MRCP(UK), FHEA, James Fisher, BSc, MSc, MBBS and Laura B Marsland, MPharm, ClinDip

Publication Date: 30 Mar 2020
Fully updated for its second edition, Pass the PSA is written specifically for the Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA) exam, with one chapter dedicated to each PSA exam section.

Key Features

This latest edition:

  • Introduces a simple, memorable and failsafe approach to prescribing (the 'PReSCRIBER' mnemonic)
  • Specifies the universal basic principles of prescribing for all sections
  • Examines each section's question structure and how to approach it
  • questions (structured identically to the exam) that conclude each chapter
  • Covers all scenarios suggested for questioning in the PSA blueprint
  • Highlights common traps throughout
  • Contains two mock exams
  • Includes finals-level sections on data interpretation and management
About the author
By William Brown, BSc MBBS MRCP(UK) FHEA, Academic Clinical Fellow Neurology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK; Kevin W Loudon, MBBS, MRCP(UK), FHEA, Renal Registrar, East of England and ST3 Renal Medicine, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK; James Fisher, BSc, MSc, MBBS, Core Psychiatry Trainee, Central & North West London NHS Trust, London, UK and Laura B Marsland, MPharm, ClinDip, Previous Lead Pharmacist for Neuroscience, Stroke & Rehabilitation at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK
Table of Contents

1 Basic principles of prescribing

2 Prescription review: A foolproof plan

3 Data interpretation

4 Planning management

5 Communicating information

6 Calculation skills

7 Prescribing: Doing it yourself

8 Drug monitoring

9 Adverse drug reactions

10 Mock examinations

Book Reviews

From customer reviews of the previous edition:

‘Brilliant Book. I passed the PSA at 96% and was in the top 0.5% of the country.’

‘Buy this book for the PSA, fantastic book, straight to the point.’

Must-have book for the PSA, can enter the exam with so much more confidence knowing roughly what format/common things to know.’

‘Excellent - really well-written book. short and sweet. Has all the important drugs, SE, interactions etc. prepares you well for the PSA (and other prescribing exams)’

‘Brilliant book’

Book details
ISBN: 9780702077692
Page Count: 336
Retail Price : £36.99
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