Best of Five MCQs for the Geriatric Medicine SCE (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780198833055

Duncan R. Forsyth; Stephen J. Wallis
288 Pages
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jun 2020
Oxford Specialty Training: Revision Texts
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Candidates can prepare with confidence for the Geriatric Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination with this revision guide designed specifically for the exam. Containing 300 Best of Five questions, the content is carefully mapped to the curriculum ensuring comprehensive preparation.

The questions mirror the format of those candidates can expect to find in the exam, and cover all of the key topics, including dementia and delirium, palliative care, nutrition, and stroke. Explanatory answers include references to guidelines and other sources to enable further reading and study.
The second edition addresses the latest clinical guidelines and supporting literature, Non-vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs), and changes in health and social care policy. This new edition is also suitable for candidates preparing for the Diploma in Geriatric Medicine exam.

Providing a thorough assessment of the reader's geriatric medicine knowledge, this is the only revision guide candidates will need to pass the Geriatric Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination first time.


1 Exam 1 Questions and Answers
2 Exam 2 Questions and Answers
3 Exam 3 Questions and Answers

About the author: 

Dr Duncan Forsyth joined Addenbrooke's Hospital in 1990 after completing specialist training in Bristol and Exeter. He is an examiner and question writer for the Diploma in Geriatric Medicine and was Editor, CME Journal Geriatric Medicine, RILA Publications: 2004-14. He has championed the engagement of geriatricians in dementia care through the development of a special interest group within the BGS and through chairing and promulgatin educational intiatives. In late 2009 with colleagues in Liaison Psychiatry for Older People and senior management he developed a ward model of care for older people with dementia and delirium. In 2016 he advised the Malaysian Geriatrics Society on developing national delirium guidelines, published 2017. In 2018 he was appointed Adjunct Professor in the School of Healthcare and Medical Sciences at Sunway University.; Dr Stephen Wallis is a consultant geriatrician based at Addenbrooke's Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Wallis completed his specialist training in geriatric and general medicine at the Eastern Region in 2011 and was appointed to a consultant post at Addenbrooke's at that time. He developed clinical interests in medical liaison, interface medicine and syncope. More recently he has been pursuing an interest in medical management and recently was appointed to the role of Divisional Director, having been specialty lead for Medicine for the Elderly for the previous three years.

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