Mnemonics for Radiologists and FRCR 2B Viva Preparation (BOK)

Philip Yoong

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Revising for the final FRCR examination is a challenging task. The candidate has to balance their revision time between image interpretation practice, learning facts and refining presentation skills. While it is better to gain an understanding of the underlying mechanisms that result in a radiological abnormality, it is an unavoidable truth that some things just have to be rote learned. This revision guide demonstrates a proven mechanism for organising thoughts, directing revision towards the more important diagnoses and providing clarity when confronted with the mountain of information expected to be retained and recalled during the FRCR viva exam. Mnemonics typically uses word-based cues to enhance memory, reduce cognitive load and aid learning. This guide relies on acronyms and acrostics - proven to be highly effective for rote learning and focused revision. FRCR examination candidates will appreciate the unified structure throughout, with mnemonic listings and extensive use of sample images followed by sets of differential diagnoses. For each stem of the mnemonic, the main radiological findings and useful distinguishing features are listed and a model answer is given. A short discussion of the main diagnoses follows, increasing comprehension and aiding examination confidence.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Philip Yoong
ISBN 9781908911957
Antall sider 256 Vekt 570 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd