10/2012 MRCS B stations

Discussion in 'MRCS Forum' started by Partha Sarkar, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. Took in Southampton, no running commentary allowed in any examination stations. Most examiners were nice. Stations had in order:

    1. Preparation for station 2.
    2. Communication. Speak to a cardiothoracic consultant in a nearby hospital, to refer a RTA guy whose X ray showed widened mediastinum. CT broken in your hospital.
    3. Preparation for station 4.
    4. Communication. Speak to a patient whose arthroscopy was cancelled for the 2nd time. 5. Pre-op examination. Had a pace maker.
    6. Submandibular gland examination.
    7. Inguinal hernia examination.
    8. Spine examination. Disc prolapse.
    9. Impotence history taking.
    10. Assess capacity of a confused woman who is due to have TKR.
    11. Tryroidism history taking.
    12. Critical care. Hypothyroidism.
    13. Critical care. hypothemia.
    14. Critical care. Pancreatitis.
    15. Pathology. Parathyroid adenoma.
    16. Anatomy: upper limb.
    17. Anatomy: lower limb.
    18. Anatomy: lung and heart.
    19. Procedure: FNA.
    20. Procedure: knots and suturing.

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