1: Single Best Answers
2: Extended Matching Questions
- A high-quality revision resource focusing on the paediatric component of the FRCS examination
- Includes single best answer questions, extended matching questions and viva questions
- Every answer includes a detailed explanation and resource for further reading, to ensure success on a variety of paediatric topics
- Edited by paediatric orthopedic surgeons with experience as both candidates and examiners of the FRCS examination
Paediatrics for The FRCS (Tr + Orth) Examination is a comprehensive revision resource providing candidates with over 200 high-quality questions to prepare for this challenging subject.
Written and edited by consultant paediatric orthopaedic surgeons and senior fellows, this book provides comprehensive coverage of both paediatric trauma and orthopaedic topics. Split into 3 parts, this resource contains over 100 single best answer questions, 50 extended matching questions, and 50 viva topics to prepare you for all paediatric orthopaedic and trauma related questions that might be included. All answers have full explanations and further reading to ensure high-quality self-assessment and quick recognition of areas that require further study. All Viva topics contain visual aids such as radiographs and x-rays to replicate exam conditions.
Providing a thorough assessment of your understanding of paediatric orthopaedics and trauma, Paediatrics for The FRCS (Tr + Orth) Examination is an essential resource for candidates hoping to maximise exam success.
Edited by Yael Gelfer, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, St George's Hospital, London, Deborah Eastwood, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Great Ormond St Hospital, London; the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and Karen Daly, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, St George's Hospital, London
Yael Gelfer is a Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon at St George's Hospitals NHS Foundation trust with special interests in Clubfoot, DDH, skeletal dysplasia and neuromuscular disorders. She is an honorary senior lecturer at St George's University of London and an accredited trainer.
Deborah Eastwood is a Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon now concentrating on an elective practice based at two tertiary level institutions. She combines clinical work with teaching and research nationally and internationally. She has special interests in the basic conditions such as DDH, Club Feet and SCFE but her research interests are on growth and its abnormalities: the overgrowth syndromes and several of the rarer metabolic bone disorders.
Karen Daly is a Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon at St George's University Foundation Trust in London, UK. She has a longstanding commitment to Education and Training and is currently Vice Chair of the SAC in T&O.