This is the only guide you need to pass the MRCS Part B OSCE examination. Written by a team of editors and authors with extensive experience of the exam and all the recent changes, it covers topics that can prove to be difficult, including communication and history taking. Volume 1 covers basic surgical skills, including peri-operative care, as well as patient safety, history-taking, communication skills, applied surgical sciences and critical care. Practice scenarios and model answers show you exactly how the examiners will expect you to approach the exam. It also includes over 130 photographs and illustrations to solidify key areas and events common in surgery.