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So you want to be a brain surgeon? : the medical careers guide

Author: Simon Eccles; Stephan Sanders
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Medical careers guide.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This book is aimed at the trainee doctor deciding what to specialise in. It contains contributions from experts in a wide range of medical specialties offering information on the medical paths they  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Eccles; Stephan Sanders
ISBN: 9780199231966 0199231966
OCLC Number: 244062800
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: CAREER ROUTES - THE 'USUAL' ROUTE ; 1. Career overview ; 2. Foundation programme ; 3. Specialty training ; 4. Membership exams ; 5. General practitioner ; 6. Consultant ; CAREER ROUTES - ALTERNATIVE ROUTES ; 7. Staff and associate specialist grade ; 8. Academic career ; 9. Armed forces career ; 10. 'Off the beaten track' career ; 11. Overseas career ; 12. Leaving clinical medicine ; SPECIALTY OVERVIEWS ; 13. Acute care common stem overview ; 14. Anaesthetics overview ; 15. General practice overview ; 16. Internal medicine overview ; 17. Obstetrics and gynaecology overview ; 18. Paediatrics overview ; 19. Pathology overview ; 20. Psychiatry overview ; 21. Public health overview ; 22. Radiology overview ; 23. Surgery overview - surgery in general ; 24. Surgery overview - oral and maxillofacial surgery ; 25. Surgery overview - neurology ; 26. Surgery overview - ophthalmology ; HOW TO GET A JOB ; 27. Choosing a career ; 28. Finding jobs ; 29. Competition for ST1/CT1 applications ; 30. Competition for ST3/ST4 applications ; 31. Staying competitive ; 32. Surviving the application system ; 33. Curriculum Vitas (CV) ; 34. Interviews ; 35. What happens if you don't get a job? ; 36. Taking time out ; 37. Working abroad ; 38. Applying from overseas ; 39. Doctors' pay ; 40. Flexible training ; THE ORGANISATION OF MEDICAL CAREERS ; 41. Postgraduate training - MMC ; 42. Postgraduate training - Tooke and the future ; 43. Switching specialist training pathways ; 44. Overseeing education ; 45. Alternative routes (articles 14 and 11) ; 46. Discrimination ; 47. Women in medicine ; CAREER CHAPTERS ; 48. Academic GP ; 49. Academic medicine ; 50. Acupuncture ; 51. Acute medicine ; 52. Anaesthesia ; 53. Army medicine ; 54. Audiovestibular medicine ; 55. Breast and oncoplastic surgery ; 56. Cardiology ; 57. Cardiothoracic surgery ; 58. Chemical pathology ; 59. Civil service medicine ; 60. Clinical genetics ; 61. Clinical oncology ; 62. Clinical pharmacology ; 63. Community paediatrics ; 64. Dermatology ; 65. Ear, nose and throat (Otolaryngology) ; 66. Elderly medicine ; 67. Emergency medicine ; 68. Endocrinology and diabetes ; 69. Expedition medicine ; 70. Forensic medical examiner ; 71. Forensic pathology ; 72. Forensic psychiatry ; 73. Gastroenterology ; 74. General practice ; 75. General surgery (colorectal surgery) ; 76. Genitourinary medicine ; 77. GP in a rural setting ; 78. GP with a special interest ; 79. Gynaecological oncology ; 80. Gynaecology ; 81. Haematology ; 82. Hand surgery ; 83. Histopathology ; 84. Homeopathic medicine ; 85. Immunology ; 86. Infectious diseases and tropical medicine ; 87. Intensive care ; 88. Journalism and medical writing ; 89. Locuming ; 90. Maternal and fetal medicine ; 91. Maxillofacial surgery ; 92. Medical defence organisations ; 93. Medical education ; 94. Medical entrepreneur ; 95. Medical ethics ; 96. Medical law ; 97. Medical management consulting ; 98. Medical manager ; 99. Medical microbiology ; 100. Medical oncology ; 101. Medical politics ; 102. Merlin ; 103. Metabolic medicine ; 104. Neonatology ; 105. Neurology ; 106. Neurosurgery ; 107. Nuclear medicine ; 108. Obstetrics ; 109. Occupational medicine ; 110. Ophthalmology ; 111. Orthopaedic surgery ; 112. Overseas aid ; 113. Paediatric surgery ; 114. Paediatrics ; 115. Pain management ; 116. Palliative medicine ; 117. Pharmaceutical physician ; 118. Plastic and reconstructive surgery ; 119. Pre-hospital medicine ; 120. Prison medicine ; 121. Psychiatry - child and adolescent ; 122. Psychiatry - general adult ; 123. Psychiatry - old age ; 124. Psychiatry of learning disability ; 125. Psychotherapy ; 126. Public health ; 127. Radiology - diagnostic ; 128. Radiology - interventional ; 129. Renal medicine ; 130. Reproductive medicine ; 131. Respiratory medicine ; 132. Rheumatology ; 133. Royal Air Force medicine ; 134. Royal Navy medicine ; 135. Sexual and reproductive health ; 136. Ship's doctor ; 137. Spinal surgery ; 138. Sports and exercise medicine ; 139. Transfusion medicine ; 140. Transplantation surgery ; 141. Trauma surgery ; 142. Urogynaecology ; 143. Urology ; 144. Vascular surgery ; 145. Virology ; 146. Voluntary service overseas
Series Title: Medical careers guide.
Responsibility: edited by Simon Eccles, Stephan Sanders.
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