Clinical Skills For Osces

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Item#: 9781907904660
Edition 05
Author Burton, Neel
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Clinical Skills for OSCEshas been a bestseller since it was first published in 2002. The clear and concise writing style coupled with easy-to-follow line diagrams and essential clinical photographs have made this book a firm favourite with medical students.This new edition features contributions from over 30 current students from medical schools across the UK, to ensure that the book remains current and appropriate for the requirements of today's students. The book has been fully revised and updated and includes 8
and new stations: Blood cultures; Cognitive testing; Dementia diagnosis; Weight loss history; Ophthalmic history; Choking; Imaging tests explanation; Endoscopies explanation.With over 120 stations in total,Clinical Skills for OSCEs5e continues to provide the essential skills and knowledge for all of the key topics you will need to know at medical school.<
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This full-colour fifth edition ofClinical Skills for OSCEshas been updated, revised, and extended by a dynamic team of medical students and junior doctors from all over the UK.<
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Table of Contents
I. GENERAL SKILLS1. Hand washing; 2. Scrubbing up for theatre; 3. Venepuncture/phlebotomy; 4. Cannulation and setting up a drip; 5. Blood cultures; 6. Blood transfusion; 7. Intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intradermal drug injection; 8. Intravenous drug injection; 9. Examination of a superficial mass and of lymph nodesII. CARDIOVASCULAR AND RESPIRATORY MEDICINE10. Chest pain history; 11. Cardiovascular risk assessment; 12. Blood pressure measurement; 13. Cardiovascular examination; 14. Peripheral vascular system examination; 15. Ankle-
achial pressure index (ABPI); 16. Breathlessness history; 17. Respiratory system examination; 18. PEFR meter explanation; 19. Inhaler explanation; 20. Drug administration via a nebulizerIII. GI MEDICINE AND UROLOGY21. Abdominal pain history; 22. Abdominal examination; 23. Rectal examination; 24. Hernia examination; 25. Nasogastric intubation; 26. Urological history; 27. Male genitalia examination; 28. Male catheterisation; 29. Female catheterisationIV. NEUROLOGY30. History of headaches; 31. History of ‘funny turns'; 32. Cranial nerve examination; 33. Motor system of the upper limbs examination; 34. Sensory system of the upper limbs examination; 35. Motor system of the lower limbs examination; 36. Sensory system of the lower limbs examination; 37. Gait, co-ordination, and cerebellar function examination; 38. Speech assessmentV. PSYCHIATRY39. General psychiatric history; 40. Mental state examination; 41. Cognitive testing; 42. Dementia diagnosis; 43. Depression history; 44. Suicide risk assessment; 45. Alcohol history; 46. Eating disorders history; 47. Weight loss history; 48. Assessing capacity (the Mental Capacity Act); 49. Common law and the Mental Health ActVI. OPHTHALMOLOGY, ENT, AND DERMATOLOGY50. Ophthalmic history; 51. Vision and the eye examination (including fundoscopy); 52. Hearing and the ear examination; 53. Smell and the nose examination; 54. Lump in the neck and thyroid examination; 55. Dermatological history; 56. Dermatological examination; 57. Advice on sun protectionVII. PAEDIATRICS AND GERIATRICS58. Paediatric history; 59. Developmental assessment; 60. Neonatal examination; 61. The six-week surveillance review; 62. Paediatric examination: cardiovascular system; 63. Paediatric examination: respiratory system; 64. Paediatric examination: abdomen; 65. Paediatric examination: gait and neurological function; 66. Infant and child Basic Life Support; 67. Child immunisation programme; 68. Geriatric history; 69. Geriatric physical examinationVIII. OBSTETRICS, GYNAECOLOGY, AND SEXUAL HEALTH70. Obstetric history; 71. Obstetric examination; 72. Gynaecological history; 73. Gynaecological (bimanual) examination; 74. Speculum examination and liquid based cytology test; 75. Breast history; 76. Breast examination; 77. Sexual history; 78. HIV risk assessment; 79. Condom explanation; 80. Combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP) explanation; 81. Pessaries and suppositories explanationIX.ORTHOPAEDICS ANDRHEUMATOLOGY82. Rheumatological history; 83. The GALS screening examination; 84. Hand and wrist examination; 85. Elbow examination; 86. Shoulder examination; 87. Spinal examination; 88. Hip examination; 89. Knee examination; 90. Ankle and foot examinationX.EMERGENCY MEDICINEAND ANAESTHESIOLOGY91. Adult Basic Life Support; 92. Choking; 93. In-hospital resuscitation; 94. Advanced Life Support; 95. The primary and secondary surveys; 96. Management of medical emergencies; 97. Bag-valve mask (BVM/'Ambu bag')ventilation; 98. Laryngeal mask airway (LMA) insertion; 99. Pre-operative assessment; 100. Syringe driver operation; 101. Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA) explanation; 102. Epidural analgesia explanation; 103. Wound suturingXI. DATA INTERPRETATION104. Blood glucose measurement; 105. Urine sample testing/urinalysis; 106. Blood test interpretation; 107. Arterial blood gas (ABG) sampling; 108. ECG recording and interpretation; 109. Chest X-ray interpretation; 110. Abdominal X-ray interpretationXII.PRESCRIBING AND ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS111. Requesting investigations; 112. Drug and controlled drug prescription; 113. Oxygen prescription; 114. Death confirmation; 115. Death certificate completionXIII.COMMUNICATION SKILLS116. Explaining skills; 117. Imaging tests explanation; 118. Endoscopies explanation; 119. Obtaining consent; 120. Breaking bad news; 121. The angry patient or relative; 122. The anxious or upset patient or relative; 123. Cross-cultural communication; 124. Discharge planning and negotiation.<
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