This is a revision book of surgical basic sciences for all candidates preparing for the MRCS examination. Covering anatomy, physiology and pathology it concentrates on the recurring themes of these topics in the examination and covers the sort of questions that are asked in the viva. It is designed for rapid revision prior to sitting the examination, written in an accessible style and indicating the clinical relevance of the topics.
Table of Contents
I Anatomy The thorax The abdomen, pelvis and perineum The upper limb and breast The lower limb The head, neck and spine The nervous system II Physiology General physiology Respiratory system Cardiovascular system Gastrointestinal system Genitourinary system Endocrine system Nervous and locomotor systems III Pathology Cellular injury Disorders of growth, morphogenesis and differentiation Inflammation Thrombosis, embolism and infarction Neoplasia Immunology Haemopoietic and lymphoreticular system Basic microbiology Systems-specific pathology