There is an 8-step approach to success with your MRCOG revision and exam. These steps were developed from nearly 20 years of teaching MRCOG students and from interactions with over 1200 MRCOG candidates. So, here it is! Step 1 The Right Mind Set The first step is for you to have the right mind-set as you approach the revision and the exam. Learning new stuff, particularly when this is helpful professionally, is fun! So, embrace your revision and exam! If you love and enjoy the process, it has the practical [...]
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How do you manage a patient with diabetes who needs to have an operation? What pre-operative assessments will you do? How will you deal with oral hypoglycaemic medicines or insulin on the day of the operation? How will you manage peri-operative hyperglycaemia or hypoglycaemia? The answers can be found in this short MRCOG video.
How do you manage a patient with thyroid disease (hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism or goitre) scheduled to have an operation on your operating list? If she develops 'thyroid storm' in the peri-operative period, are you ready to manage her? You can find the answers to these and other questions in this short MRCOG video.
Hypertension is common. I seem to get a patient with hypertension in almost every operating list that I do! How do we manage a patient with hypertension? What pre-operative assessment and peri-operative care do they need? When is it unsafe to operate on a patient with hypertension? Answers to these and other questions in this short MRCOG video.
What are the peri-operative risks for a patient with HIV? How do you work-up a patient with HIV for a gynaecological operation? How do you reduce the risk of transmission of HIV to healthcare workers? Answers to these and other questions in this short MRCOG video.
How do you diagnose and manage bladder injuries in patients having gynaecological operations? What are the risk factors for bladder injury and how can you try to minimise the risk of it happening in the first place? Answers to these and other questions in this MRCOG video.
Ureteric injury: one of the most dreaded complications for a gynaecologist! What are the risk factors for ureteric injury? How do you minimise the risk of injuring the ureter during gynaecological operations? How do you diagnose a ureteric injury? How do you manage a ureteric injury? When will you use uretero-ureterostomy (end-to-end anastomosis of the ureter) versus uretero-neo-cystostomy (ureteric implantation into the bladder)? What is psoas hitch? What Is Boari flap? Answers to these and numerous other questions in our longest MRCOG video to date!