HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY AND BEST BOOKS

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY AND BEST BOOKS – Section 1 MCQ Exam

Here are the resources and books you would need to prepare for FRCS General Surgery

FRCS General Surgery Section 1: 500 SBAs and EMIs

Great initial book to kick start prep.

HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY

SBAs and EMIs for the General Surgery FRCS (Oxford Higher Specialty Training)

 

HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY

  • questions appeared to be of higher level and more closer to exam questions
  • 600 Single Best Answers (SBAs) and Extended Matching Items (EMIs)
  • available as kindle edition in India

FRCS General Surgery: Section 1 Practice Questions

HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY

eFRCS

http://www.efrcs.com/

  • Excellent quality of questions at a very reasonable price of 35 GBP / 3000 INR for 4 months.
  • It has like 1500 questions most of which do reflect the actual questions / scenarios in the exam.

BMJ OneExam FRCS

https://www.onexamination.com/frcs-general-surgery#QuestionBrowser

  • costlier than eFRCS, costs around 80 GBP for 4 months
  • phone app which is really cool since you can use it to solve questions on the go. 

Core Topics in General and Emergency Surgery: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Companion Series – General and Emergency surgery and your specialty book are usually read. Some candidates read all the books in the series OR Bailey and Love OR Sabiston

 

HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY AND BEST BOOKS  – Section 2 OSCE

 
HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY
 

FRCS General Surgery Viva Topics and Revision Notes (MasterPass)

 

HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY

 
Info: What are the indications for necrosectomy? How you perform an EUA for acute peri-anal sepsis? What do you understand by the term Early Goal-Directed Therapy (EGDT)? Remember: this is a consultant’s exam, and giving a range of options is not good enough. You must tell the examiner what you as a consultant are going to do. The FRCS is a uniquely challenging prospect; highly detailed, wide-ranging and encompassing both theory and practice. Preparation for this exam can be very difficult, and resources tailored to it are scarce. As the consolidated notes of a recent successful candidate, this book is an essential resource when preparing for the viva. The wide variety of questions require you to define, diagnose or choose between treatment options, while MCQs and SBAs help you to objectively evaluate your progress – a unique supplement to your study plan. Answers provided are comprised of an invaluable combination of detailed written answers and lists that will remind you of key points and help you structure your preparation.
 
Info: a concise revision guide for the FRCS General Surgery Intercollegiate exam serving as a companion for the trainee throughout the course of their six-year training rotation. It reflects the exact framework of the exam syllabus issued by the Joint Committee on Higher Surgical Training (JCHST), and contains the most recently amended guidelines. The question and answer style used is a popular and effective method that lends itself perfectly to studying either alone or as a group, wherein one acts as examiner and the other as candidate. Further, the exam is very clinically orientated, with vivas based on a clinical scenario, using patients and images as method of initiating clinical discussion. This book will act as supplementary reading for any course relating to the FRCS exit examination in general surgery. Both the authors and main contributors have passed the FRCS exam in general surgery and have many years experience in postgraduate medical education
 

How to prepare for FRCS General Surgery – Resources

Check out this youtube video for more information on how to prepare for FRCS General Surgery : https://youtu.be/-8GIpQhxfqY
 

Conclusion: Better to focus on scenario based reading and practice rather than reading textbooks for the Section 2 OSCE exam.

 
Also check out this Presentation on How to prepare for FRCS General Surgery:   

 

 
 
 
 

HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY AND BEST BOOKS – Section 1 MCQ Exam

Here are the resources and books you would need to prepare for FRCS General Surgery

FRCS General Surgery Section 1: 500 SBAs and EMIs

Great initial book to kick start prep.

HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY

SBAs and EMIs for the General Surgery FRCS (Oxford Higher Specialty Training)

 

HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY

  • questions appeared to be of higher level and more closer to exam questions
  • 600 Single Best Answers (SBAs) and Extended Matching Items (EMIs)
  • available as kindle edition in India

FRCS General Surgery: Section 1 Practice Questions

HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY

eFRCS

http://www.efrcs.com/

  • Excellent quality of questions at a very reasonable price of 35 GBP / 3000 INR for 4 months.
  • It has like 1500 questions most of which do reflect the actual questions / scenarios in the exam.

BMJ OneExam FRCS

https://www.onexamination.com/frcs-general-surgery#QuestionBrowser

  • costlier than eFRCS, costs around 80 GBP for 4 months
  • phone app which is really cool since you can use it to solve questions on the go. 

Core Topics in General and Emergency Surgery: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Companion Series – General and Emergency surgery and your specialty book are usually read. Some candidates read all the books in the series OR Bailey and Love OR Sabiston

 

HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY AND BEST BOOKS  – Section 2 OSCE

 
HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY
 

FRCS General Surgery Viva Topics and Revision Notes (MasterPass)

 

HOW TO PREPARE FOR FRCS GENERAL SURGERY

 
Info: What are the indications for necrosectomy? How you perform an EUA for acute peri-anal sepsis? What do you understand by the term Early Goal-Directed Therapy (EGDT)? Remember: this is a consultant’s exam, and giving a range of options is not good enough. You must tell the examiner what you as a consultant are going to do. The FRCS is a uniquely challenging prospect; highly detailed, wide-ranging and encompassing both theory and practice. Preparation for this exam can be very difficult, and resources tailored to it are scarce. As the consolidated notes of a recent successful candidate, this book is an essential resource when preparing for the viva. The wide variety of questions require you to define, diagnose or choose between treatment options, while MCQs and SBAs help you to objectively evaluate your progress – a unique supplement to your study plan. Answers provided are comprised of an invaluable combination of detailed written answers and lists that will remind you of key points and help you structure your preparation.
 
Info: a concise revision guide for the FRCS General Surgery Intercollegiate exam serving as a companion for the trainee throughout the course of their six-year training rotation. It reflects the exact framework of the exam syllabus issued by the Joint Committee on Higher Surgical Training (JCHST), and contains the most recently amended guidelines. The question and answer style used is a popular and effective method that lends itself perfectly to studying either alone or as a group, wherein one acts as examiner and the other as candidate. Further, the exam is very clinically orientated, with vivas based on a clinical scenario, using patients and images as method of initiating clinical discussion. This book will act as supplementary reading for any course relating to the FRCS exit examination in general surgery. Both the authors and main contributors have passed the FRCS exam in general surgery and have many years experience in postgraduate medical education
 

How to prepare for FRCS General Surgery – Resources

Check out this youtube video for more information on how to prepare for FRCS General Surgery : https://youtu.be/-8GIpQhxfqY
 

Conclusion: Better to focus on scenario based reading and practice rather than reading textbooks for the Section 2 OSCE exam.

 
Also check out this Presentation on How to prepare for FRCS General Surgery:   

 

 
 
 
 

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