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The essential guide to becoming a doctor [electronic resource] /
Adrian Blundell, Richard Harrison, Benjamin Turney ; cartoons by Rebecca Herbertson.
edition
3rd ed.
imprint
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
description
p. ; cm.
ISBN
9780470654552
format(s)
Book
More Details
imprint
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
isbn
9780470654552
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
A challenging career -- The application procedure -- Admission tests -- The year out -- Choosing a medical school -- Applying to Oxbridge -- The interview process -- Over 21s -- Life at medical school -- The medical course : early years -- The medical course : later years -- The intercalated degree -- The elective -- Finances -- House dog to top dog -- Working patterns and wages -- Life as a doctor -- Career options -- Training as a general practitioner -- Training in the medical field (becoming a physician) -- Training in the surgical field -- Working abroad.
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
7909235
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Adrian Blundell BMedSci, BM, BS, MRCP, MMedSci, MAcad MEd Consultant, Health Care of the Elderly and General Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. Richard Harrison BMedSci, BM, BS, MRCS, MD, MRCGP, General Practitioner, Windsor. Benjamin W. Turney MA MB BChir MSc DPhil MRCS PGDipLATHE, Clinical Lecturer in Urology, Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford.
Summaries
Main Description
All you need to know about becoming a doctor in the UK This book contains all the help you need to become a doctor. From applying to medical school through to choosing your specialty, you can find out: How to choose a medical school How to get into medical school How to survive as a medical student All about electives What life is like as a doctor As well as easy to follow information on choosing, getting into - and surviving - medical school, junior doctors in different specialties provide unique insight with firsthand accounts of what the job is like in real life, to help you plan and decide your future career path. Included in this fully updated third edition is the latest information on admission tests, an admission table with practical details about each medical school (as well as greater coverage of graduate medical schools), making this now even more comprehensive for everyone planning a career in medicine.
Main Description
All you need to know about becoming a doctor in the UKThis book contains all the help you need to become a doctor. From applying to medical school through to choosing your specialty, you can find out: How to choose a medical school How to get into medical school How to survive as a medical student All about electives What life is like as a doctorAs well as easy to follow information on choosing, getting into - and surviving - medical school, junior doctors in different specialties provide unique insight with firsthand accounts of what the job is like in real life, to help you plan and decide your future career path. Included in this fully updated third edition is the latest information on admission tests, an admission table with practical details about each medical school (as well as greater coverage of graduate medical schools), making this now even more comprehensive for everyone planning a career in medicine.
Main Description
One of the most popular guides for students considering a medical career and for medical students and junior doctors deciding which direction to take on qualification, covering every aspect of the process of becoming a doctor; from choosing which medical school and writing the application to deciding what postgraduate career to specialize in.
Main Description
All you need to know about becoming a doctor in the UK This book contains all the help you need to become a doctor. From applying to medical school through to choosing your specialty...as well as easy to follow information on choosing, getting into - and surviving - medical school, junior doctors in different specialties provide unique insight with firsthand accounts of what the job is like in real life, to help you plan and decide your future career path. Included in this fully updated third edition is the latest information on admission tests, an admission table with practical details about each medical school (as well as greater coverage of graduate medical schools), making this now even more comprehensive for everyone planning a career in medicine.
Table of Contents
Preface to the first editionp. vi
Preface to the third editionp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. viii
A challenging careerp. 1
The application procedurep. 10
Admission testsp. 30
The year outp. 34
Choosing a medical schoolp. 42
Applying to Oxbridgep. 64
The interview processp. 71
Over 21sp. 83
Life at medical schoolp. 94
The medical course: early yearsp. 107
The medical course: later yearsp. 120
The intercalated degreep. 133
The electivep. 139
Financesp. 145
House dog to top dogp. 155
Working patterns and wagesp. 170
Life as a doctorp. 183
Career optionsp. 196
Training as a general practitionerp. 219
Training in the medical field (becoming a physician)p. 228
Training in the surgical fieldp. 240
Working abroadp. 254
Appendixp. 265
Indexp. 271
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