The MRCPCH Clinical Exam Made Simple

ISBN : 9780199587933

Stanley Tamuka Zengeya; Tiroumourougane V. Serane
216 ページ
178 x 233 mm
Oxford Specialty Training: Revision Texts

The MRCPCH Clinical Examination Made Simple is a unique revision tool presenting a focused strategy and clear advice in order to succeed at the MRCPCH Clinical Examination, the final hurdle to gaining membership to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Together the book and DVD provide comprehensive notes for the exam, including chapters on how to prepare and on history-taking. The DVD includes clips of examination situations with expert commentary. This unique approach not only provides the reader with the knowledge required to pass the exam but also demonstrates the skills and approach that successful candidates have used. Comprehensive, clear and authoritative, The MRCPCH Clinical Exam Made Simple offers an unrivalled, comprehensive guide to the OSCE station. Written by an experienced consultant paediatrician and a recently successful MRCPCH candidate, this revision tool provides the reader with all the skills and knowledge you need to pass and excel at this crucial exam.


1. How to prepare for the MRCPCH clinical exam
2. General approach to examination
3. Examination of the cardiovascular system
4. Examination of the respiratory system
5. Examination of the abdomen
6. Examination of the central nervous system
7. Examination of cranial nerves
8. Examination of the cerebellar system
9. Developmental and neurodevelopmental assessment
10. Examination of musculoskeletal system
11. Examination of skin
12. Effective communication in the exam
13. Focused history taking
14. Examination of the child with shorter stature


Dr Stanley Tamuka Zengeya, MB ChB, MRCP (UK), MMeD (Paeds), MSc, FRCPCH is Consultant Paediatrician at Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Swindon. He is also Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol, and Associate Professor at University of St Georges Medical School, Grenada.; Dr Tiroumourougane V. Serane, MB BS, MRCPCH (UK), MD Paed., DNB Paed., MNAMS is Associate Professor at the Department of Paediatrics, Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India. He was formerly Clinical Fellow in Paediatrics and Neonatology at The Great Western Hospital, Swindon.