Viva Training in ENT(Neu: 15.1.)
Preparation for the FRCS (ORL-HNS)
Highly Commended in the Surgical Specialties category of the BMA Book Awards 2014.
An invaluable guide to the FRCS (ORL-HNS) or the DOHNS Viva exam, offering candidates over 430 example questions to test their knowledge. It also includes chapters on clinical, operative surgery and communication skills stations, for a confident approach to this difficult exam.
The range of topics which you may be questioned on during a final ENT Viva exam can be very varied. Viva Training in ENT ensures you can answer any question confidently and comprehensively, this book provides you with over 430 examples, mirroring exactly the format of the examination questions and covering all the relevant areas of the curriculum.
Dedicated chapters on topics such as rhinology, head and neck, otology and paediatrics take you through the types of scenarios that you are likely to face, often presenting you with a clinical example and asking you a range of questions to test not only your diagnostic skills, but also your supporting knowledge. Three further chapters cover the clinical section of the exam involving patients, and the operative surgery and communication skills stations. These chapters provide both example
scenarios and general advice on how to impress the examiners, giving you a thorough grounding in how best to communicate your knowledge and complete tasks calmly and methodically. For each question, detailed model answers and explanatory notes are provided, along with links to relevant websites and key
journal articles for further reference. Questions are supplemented with over 85 illustrations and photographs, allowing you to review real examples of the conditions about which you will be questioned.
For any candidate wishing to complete the FRCS (ORL-HNS) or the DOHNS Viva with professionalism and a real depth of knowledge, this book's detail and variety of information will be invaluable. Its clear layout and topical structure also make it ideal for surgeons wishing to refresh their clinical knowledge.