Textbook for MRCOG-1: Basic Sciences in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

by Saxena Richa
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Author/Editor Saxena Richa
ISBN 9789385891281
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12807
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 489
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This book, “Textbook for MRCOG-1: Basic Sciences in Obstetrics and Gynaecology” is intended for the doctors who are planning to appear in Membership of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (MRCOG) part 1 examination. The MRCOG examination is meant for those doctors (undergraduates as well as postgraduates) who wish to pursue their specialization in obstetrics and gynecology in the UK. This comprises of a two-part examination. Part 1 MRCOG is a written examination, which helps in the evaluation of basic and clinical sciences relevant to the subject. Fundamental aspects of all the important subjects related to basic sciences in medicine have been covered in this book. This is inclusive of subjects such as anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and nutrition, pathology, microbiology and immunology, embryology, genetics, biophysics, epidemiology, endocrinology and pharmacology. There are also separate chapters on “Principles of Clinical Practice”, “Obstetrics” and “Gynecology”. The text has been covered in accordance with the latest curriculum and examination format as described by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG) and has been written in an easy-to-understand manner, well-illustrated with pictures. Though it is not possible to cover the entire subject in a single chapter, most topics, which are important from the point of view of examination, have been adequately described. According to the latest RCOG layout, the questions for the MRCOG examination would be in the “single best answer” or SBA format. For the purpose of self-assessment, a list of SBAs along with their answer keys has been provided at the end of each chapter. In total, approximately 1,000 SBAs are enlisted in this book. Therefore, the students preparing for this examination do not need to buy a separate book on SBAs.

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