FRCS (General Surgery): A Road to Success


A HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BOOK FOR FRCS (GENERAL SURGERY) INTERCOLLEGIATE EXIT EXAM IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND IRELAND. It covers the important topics set out by the Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations and Joint Surgical Colleges Fellowship Examinations Board of United Kingdom and Ireland. The book is structured in the form of ‘questions and answers’, similar to how it will be tested in the exam. The text is complemented by liberal use of clinical images, radiographs, illustrations and flow charts to enable the reader to consolidate existing knowledge on common topics and easily comprehend unfamiliar clinical conditions. Each chapter commences with a short synopsis followed by a list of diagnoses. This is followed by a number of clinical scenarios. Following this, the answers are structured in the form of ‘Diagnosis matched with clinical features and images’. The Q&A will flow in the format of a viva-voce. The management section comprises of questions related to clinical presentation, diagnostic criteria, pathophysiology of the condition, guidelines to follow, appropriate investigations and treatment options including surgery. The book will thus enable to approach each topic in the format one will be tested in the exam.