MCQs for Cardiology Knowledge Based Assessment

ISBN : 9780199655519

Daniel Augustine; Paul Leeson; Ali Khavandi
208 Pages
157 x 234 mm
Pub date
Mar 2014
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The first MCQ preparation book on the market for the KBA in Cardiology, MCQs for Cardiology Knowledge Based Assessment features over 260 questions exactly mirroring the format and content of the exam. 11 focused sequences of questions are followed by detailed explanatory answers, which draw in the relevant aspects of the current syllabus, refer you to further reading and provide you with the broad base of knowledge the examiners expect. Written by a team of cardiology registrars and consultants with recent experience of the exam, the format is designed to give you hands-on experience of the level and type of questions you can expect in the real thing. In addition to a huge variety of images and case scenarios forming the basis of clinical question stems, the book is accompanied by a DVD featuring dozens of video loops - ranging from coronary angiograms to echocardiography - to help you become practised at responding to a clinical stimulus in the context of a Best of Five question. Covering the whole scope of the syllabus and offering a truly authentic experience of the exam, MCQs for Cardiology Knowledge Based Assessment is the insider's guide to the KBA, to ensure you gain both the confidence and knowledge to pass.


1. Arrythmias
2. Ischaemic Heart Disease
3. Valvular Heart Disease and Endocarditis
4. Heart Failure
5. Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Pregnancy
6. Aorta and Hypertension
7. CT, CMR and Nuclear Imaging
8. Assessment for Surgery
9. Pulmonary Hypertension and Pericardium
10. Genetics, Lipids and Tumours
11. Cardiac Rehabilitation

About the author: 

Daniel Augustine is Cardiology Specialty Trainee Bristol Heart Institute and Cardiovascular Research Fellow, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford,UK. He is also co-author of Echocardiography (Oxford University Press, 2012); Paul Leeson Paul Leeson is a Consultant Cardiologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford where he provides expertise in cardiovascular imaging and hypertension. He is also Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Oxford and heads the Oxford Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility. He is co-author of a range of cardiology books published by Oxford University Press.; Ali Khavandi is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, at the The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust. He is the author of 'Notes for Cardiology KBA', also published by Oxford University Press, which offers a comprehensive guide to the knowledge needed for the KBA exam.

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