Basic Science for the MRCS,
Edition 4 A revision guide for surgical trainees
By Michael S. Delbridge, MB ChB(Hons) MD FRCS (Vascular) and Wissam Al-Jundi, MBBS, MSc, MEd, MBA, FRCS (CCST)

Publication Date: 03 May 2022

A concise revision guide to the core basic sciences for all surgical trainees preparing for Part A of the Intercollegiate MRCS examination. Covering the essential facts for anatomy, physiology and pathology, with indications of both their clinical relevance and importance. Focusing on the recurring examination themes for initial surgical training, this title is designed for the basic surgical trainee as well as proving useful for those in higher surgical training and for the surgically-inclined, well-motivated student.

Key Features

  • Covers the essentials of the basic sciences – anatomy, physiology and pathology - for the MRCS examination.
  • Explains the application and clinical relevance of the three sciences.
  • Bulleted text for easy reading and rapid exam preparation.
  • Focused on the common themes of the examination.
  • Clear annotated line drawings to aid learning.
  • 250 new online single-best answer questions in the format of the MRCS Part A examination. Each answer will refer back to text for further reading as required.
  • New OSCE ‘Clinical scenarios’ at the end of every chapter.
About the author
By Michael S. Delbridge, MB ChB(Hons) MD FRCS (Vascular), Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon, The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK and Wissam Al-Jundi, MBBS, MSc, MEd, MBA, FRCS (CCST), Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, 1 Edith Cavell Close, Norwich
Table of Contents
 1 The thorax XXX
 2 The abdomen, pelvis and perineum XXX
 3 The upper limb and breast XXX
 4 The lower limb XXX
 5 The head, neck and spine XXX
 6 The nervous system XXX
 7 General physiology XXX
 8 Respiratory system XXX
 9 Cardiovascular system XXX
 10 Gastrointestinal system XXX
 11 Urinary system XXX
 12 Endocrine system XXX
 13 Nervous and locomotor systems XXX
 14 Cellular injury XXX
 15 Disorders of growth, morphogenesis and differentiation XXX
 16 Inflammation XXX
 17 Thrombosis, embolism and infarction XXX
 18 Neoplasia XXX
 19 Immunology XXX
 20 Haemopoietic and lymphoreticular system XXX
 21 Basic microbiology XXX
 22 System-specific pathology XXX
 OSCE scenario answers XXX
 Index XXX
Book details
ISBN: 9780702085406
Page Count: 0
Retail Price : £42.99