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A straightforward guide to interpreting a coagulation screen, including a brief explanation of the coagulation cascade.
An overview of tracheostomy, including the tracheostomy procedure, types of tracheostomy tubes, the tracheostomy weaning process and tracheostomy emergencies.
An overview of Chiari malformations including disease subtypes, radiological appearance, clinical presentation and management options.
An overview of ectopic pregnancy, including symptoms, signs, risk factors, investigations and management options. This article also discusses the importance of psychological support.
An overview of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and non-invasive ventilation (NIV/BiPAP), including physiology, indications and complications.
This article provides an overview of the fundoscopic appearances of common retinal pathologies including diabetic retinopathy and hypertensive retinopathy.
Contraceptive counselling often features in OSCEs and therefore it’s important to be familiar with...
A comprehensive guide to taking a history of palpitations in an OSCE setting.
This article covers the potential causes of an acutely painful red eye, including scleritis, uveitis, corneal abrasion, corneal ulcer, viral keratitis, acute angle closure glaucoma and endophthalmitis.
This article discusses possible underlying causes of a painless red eye, including subconjunctival haemorrhage, episcleritis, conjunctivitis and blepharitis.
A guide to performing a focussed examination of a patient with suspected Parkinson’s disease in an OSCE setting.
A guide to counselling patients who are considering Emergency Contraception in an OSCE setting.