Advanced Training in Anaesthesia

Author: Jeremy Prout
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199609956
Release Date: 2013-12
Genre: Medical

Advanced Training in Anaesthesia is authored by both trainees and specialists in order to create an authoritative yet accessible text. Containing everything candidates need to know to pass this final major hurdle in anaesthetic training, this book is ideal for exam revision. Suggestions for further reading are included for candidates wishing to read around the subjects. Topics in applied basic science are presented in asystems-based format, as laid out in the syllabus set by the Royal College of Anaesthetists, to allow for easy navigation and structured learning and revision.

Training In Anaesthesia

Author: Catherine Spoors
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0199227268
Release Date: 2010-03-25
Genre: Medical

Training in Anaesthesia is a curriculum-based guide to the first phase of specialty training in anaesthetics, comprehensively covering the techinques, assessments, and basic medical and physiological knowledge that trainees learn as part of their basic training and which are examined by the Primary FRCA qualification.

Practical Procedures in Anaesthesia and Critical Care

Author: Guy Jackson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199573028
Release Date: 2010-12-09
Genre: Medical

This is a highly practical guide to the procedures and techniques commonly encountered in anaesthesia and critical care medicine. Step-by-step, detailed instructions, a simple layout and full colour illustrations and photos show the anaesthetist how to carry out procedures safely and competently.

Introducing Anaesthesia

Author: Paul Greig
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198716709
Release Date: 2014-10-30
Genre: Medical

Introducing Anaesthesia is a must-have guide for new trainees beginning their specialty training in anaesthesia. It clearly explains the basics of anaesthetics including scientific principles, pharmacology and clinical practice as well as how to deal with common emergencies. The content addresses what a trainee needs to learn in the first three to six months of specialty training and maps to the Royal College of Anaesthetists' Initial Assessment of Competency. Designed to provide structured support and learning, Introducing Anaesthesia builds confidence via the inclusion of diagrams and videos which demonstrate techniques and competencies. Clearly written and focused on the initial hurdles which all newcomers to anaesthesia need to overcome, this is an indispensible guide to the the principles and techniques required for trainees to anaesthetize patients on their own and to pass workbased assessments. This book is ideal for new anaesthetic trainees and for those responsible for their training, mentoring and assessment.Trainees in acute medicine and emergency medicine who need to gain experience in anaesthetics as well as nurses and operating department practitioners will find this text very useful.

SAQs for the Final FRCA

Author: James Shorthouse
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199583287
Release Date: 2011-06-02
Genre: Medical

A concise, exam-orientated revision text that helps candidates prepare for the notoriously difficult SAQ paper for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) Final examination.

MCQs for the Primary FRCA

Author: B S K Kamath
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199575770
Release Date: 2010-07-22
Genre: Medical

Reflecting the revised Primary FRCA exam, this book is structured according to the three specific areas covered in the curriculum: physics and clinical measurement, physiology, and pharmacology. Each section includes a brief introduction, a selection of MCQs, and answers including a brief explanation.

Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

Author: Keith Allman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780191059360
Release Date: 2016-01-07
Genre: Medical

Now on its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia provides authoritative, concise guidance on all aspects of anaesthesia. Evidence-based, up-to-date, and clinically-focused, it is indispensable for both anaesthetic trainees and experienced practitioners. Building on the award-winning success of previous editions, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia is as relevant and important as ever. Fully revised to follow the latest guidelines, drugs, and procedures, this book ensures readers have the most up-to-date knowledge easily to hand. Now including brand new content on obesity surgery, colloids vs crystalloids, enhanced recovery and intraoperative fluid management, new anticoagulants, BIS updates, pulse contour analysis, and much more. Whether you are studying, just starting out in practice, or an experienced practitioner in need of a revision tool, this handbook is your essential companion.

Examination Anaesthesia

Author: Christopher Thomas
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729579476
Release Date: 2010-12-16
Genre: Medical

The updated guide to the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists final fellowship examination The format of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) final examination has evolved in recent years. This updated exam guide keeps pace with these developments and assists anaesthetic trainees in preparation for the exam. Examination Anaesthesia, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive study guide that focuses solely on the anaesthetic exam, eliminating confusion between this and the intensive care exams. This invaluable medical text itemises all requirements of the Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA) training scheme. Components of the final examination are also detailed, including a breakdown of the marking scheme and recent results. Helpful resources outlined in Examination Anaesthesia, 2nd Edition include new developments on the ANZCA website, textbooks, journals and exam courses along with a broad list of anaesthesia reference and review articles. Trainees will also benefit from separate chapters based on the major components of the written and clinical ANZCA examinations, plus practical strategies for restructuring life around exam preparation. • details of the new examination format, including altered component weighting, spatial and temporal separation of medical and anaesthesia vivas • upgraded information on ANZCA exam preparation courses • an expanded chapter on approaching the exam’s written components • expansion of the medical viva chapter to include 21 case examples with increased representation of cardiovascular, endocrine and neurological conditions • dissection of recent exams, listing short answer and viva questions under relevant topic headings to assist study • a rewritten data interpretation section with a focus on anaesthetic practice – many new radiographs, electrocardiographs and other tabulated data, including echocardiography, arterial blood gas analysis, coagulation studies and sleep studies • a completely updated reference and review article section

Training in Paediatrics

Author: Mark Gardiner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199227730
Release Date: 2009-09-10
Genre: Medical

The complete guide to specialty training in paediatrics. Designed in conjunction with the syllabus and structure of the MRCPCH exams

Structured Oral Examination Practice for the Final FRCA

Author: Rakesh Tandon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199584017
Release Date: 2011-11-17
Genre: Medical

This is a revision text for the Structured Oral Examination for the Final FRCA exam. Including 14 mock exams, it provides model answers, exam technique, and provides an insight into the way the exam works for trainees and trainers alike.

The Physics Clinical Measurement and Equipment of Anaesthetic Practice for the FRCA

Author: Patrick Magee
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199595150
Release Date: 2011-09-22
Genre: Medical

Fully updated and revised, this second edition details the physics, clinical measurement and equipment of anaesthetic practice for anaesthesia and critical care trainees. This book clearly explains and discusses this difficult area of learning and practice.

Clinical Notes for the FRCA E Book

Author: Charles Deakin
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702050756
Release Date: 2011-03-31
Genre: Medical

New edition of a successful book of concise notes on clinical aspects of the examination for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaethetists. It has been fully updated to reflect changes in the examination syllabus. This will be an ideal revision guide for trainee anaesthetists sitting the FRCA and similar examinations. Concise notes for the clinical part of the FRCA. Appendix covers the up to date syllabus for the examination. Incudes appropriate guidelines and reports from the Association of Anaesthetists. Each section ends with list of further reading.

Dr Podcast Scripts for the Final FRCA

Author: Rebecca A. Leslie
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107401006
Release Date: 2011-07-28
Genre: Medical

Dr Podcast ( is a great way to revise for the FRCA exams and has been met with widespread enthusiasm from candidates. It provides podcasts of questions and model answers with no redundant material. Dr Podcast scripts are now available in print format. Containing the scripts of all 103 individual podcasts from the Dr Podcast Final FRCA collection, they also include diagrams the reader can draw to explain their answers. They cover the entire syllabus for the Final FRCA, allowing the readers to experience the style of the questions likely to be asked and providing tips on how to excel in the exam. Each podcast is written by a successful candidate who has insight and experience of the exam, and all material has been reviewed by experienced consultants with detailed knowledge of the educational standards. For those preparing for the Final FRCA exams, Dr Podcast scripts are a must.

SBAs and MCQs for the Final FRCA

Author: Rakesh Tandon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199661336
Release Date: 2012-07-26
Genre: Medical

Written for the Final FRCA, this practice question book includes four mock exams combining the new SBA format with True/False questions. A fifth mock exam allows for extra practice on the new SBA format questions.

The Anaesthesia Science Viva Book

Author: Simon Bricker
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108326414
Release Date: 2017-08-31
Genre: Medical

This third edition of the highly successful The Anaesthesia Science Viva Book contains detailed, accessible summaries of the core questions in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and clinical measurement that may be asked in the oral section of the Final FRCA exam. In addition to comprehensive updating of all the topics, this edition includes new subject material in each of the four basic sciences, with almost 200 detailed summaries of the most relevant topics in the examination. This volume once again gives candidates an insight into the way the viva works, offering general guidance on exam technique, and providing readily accessible information relating to a wide range of potential questions. Written by a former senior examiner for the diploma of the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and listed as recommended reading by AnaesthesiaUK, the prime educational resource for trainee anaesthetists, it remains an essential purchase for every Final FRCA candidate.