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Title So you want to be a brain surgeon? : the medical careers guide / edited by Simon Eccles, Stephan Sanders.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 300 pages) : illustrations.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Series Medical careers guide
Medical careers guide.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Introduction; Using this book; Key to the summaries; Medical careers terminology; Contributors; 1 Career routes; The 'usual' route: Career overview; Foundation programme; Specialty training; Membership exams; General practitioner; Consultant; Alternative routes: Staff and associate specialist grade (SASG); Academic career; Armed Forces career; 'Off the beaten path' career; Overseas career; Leaving clinical medicine; 2 Specialty overviews; Acute care common stem (ACCS); Anaesthetics; General Practice; Internal medicine; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Paediatrics; Pathology; Psychiatry
Public healthRadiology; Surgery; Surgery continued; 3 How to get a job; Choosing a career; Finding jobs; Competition for ST1/CT1 applications; Competition for ST3/ST4 applications; Staying competitive; Surviving the application system; Curriculum vitae (CV); Interviews; What happens if you don't get a job?; Taking time out; Working abroad; Applying from overseas; Doctors' pay; Flexible training; 4 The organization of medical careers; Postgraduate training: MMC; Postgraduate training: Tooke and the future; Switching specialist training pathways; Overseeing education
Alternative routes (Articles 14 and 11)Discrimination; Women in medicine; 5 Career chapters; Academic GP; Academic medicine; Acupuncture; Acute medicine; Anaesthetics; Army medicine; Audiovestibular medicine; Breast and oncoplastic surgery; Cardiology; Cardiothoracic surgery; Chemical pathology; Civil Service medicine; Clinical genetics; Clinical oncologists; Clinical pharmacology and theraputics; Community paediatrics; Dermatology; Ear, nose and throat; Elderly medicine; Emergency medicine; Endocrinology and diabetes; Expedition medicine; Forensic medical examiner (police surgeon)
Forensic pathologyForensic psychiatry; Gastroenterology; General practice; General surgery (colorectal surgery); Genitourinary medicine (GUM); GP in a rural setting; GP with a special interest; Gynaecological oncology; Gynaecology; Haematology; Hand surgery; Histopathology; Homeopathic medicine; Immunology; Infectious diseases and tropical medicine; Intensive care; Journalism and medical writing; Locuming; Maternal and fetal medicine; Maxillofacial surgery; Medical defence organizations; Medical education; Medical entrepreneur; Medical ethics; Medical law; Medical management consulting
Medical managerMedical microbiology; Medical oncologists; Medical politics; Merlin; Metabolic medicine; Neonatology; Neurology; Neurosurgery; Nuclear medicine; Obstetrics; Occupational medicine; Ophthalmology; Orthopaedic surgery; Overseas aid; Paediatric surgery; Paediatrics; Pain management; Palliative medicine; Pharmaceutical medicine; Plastic and reconstructive surgery; Pre-hospital medicine; Prison medicine; Psychiatry: child and adolescent; Psychiatry: general adult; Psychiatry: old age; Psychiatry of learning disability; Psychotherapy; Public health; Radiology: diagnostic
Summary Which doctors make the most money? Which doctors work the hardest? How do you become an expedition doctor? What is it like to be a brain surgeon? Will it affect your career if you take a break? If any of these questions are relevant to you then this could be the most important book you ever read. Whether you are wondering what career to choose or want to know how to follow a particular medical career, you'll find the answers inside.Deciding which path to pursue has a huge impact on your future life and yet few doctors or medical students ever receive formal careers advice. This has become even.
Subject Medicine -- Specialties and specialists -- Vocational guidance.
General Surgery -- Great Britain.
Career Choice -- Great Britain.
Education, Medical -- Great Britain.
Medicine -- Great Britain.
Education, Medical.
General Surgery.
Career Choice.
General Surgery -- Great Britain.
Career Choice -- Great Britain.
Education, Medical -- Great Britain.
Medicine -- Great Britain.
United Kingdom.
Médecine -- Spécialités -- Orientation professionnelle.
MEDICAL -- Physicians.
Medicine -- Specialties and specialists -- Vocational guidance. (OCoLC)fst01015118
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Added Author Eccles, Simon.
Sanders, Stephan.
Other Form: Print version: So you want to be a brain surgeon? 3rd ed. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009 9780199231966 (DLC) 2008041678 (OCoLC)244062800
ISBN 9780191552465 (electronic bk.)
0191552461 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000051589939
DEBBG BV040834246
DEBBG BV043167501
DEBSZ 421395095
NZ1 14974113

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