About this book
Dizziness. Fatigue. Loss of appetite. Heightened sense of anxiety. Lack of concentration. Are these the presenting symptoms of your last patient in the neurology clinic? Or, are these your own symptoms to the prospect of sitting for the neurology board exam? Neurology Study Guide: Oral Board Examination Review will help alleviate your exam-related symptoms.
Part of the challenge of the exam is due to its breadth and depth, covering, as it does, most of clinical neurology. The author has based her review on both practical advice on both clinical content and personal demeanor and attitude during the exam.
The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 is devoted to practical tips on the exam’s structure, its etiquette and preparation. Particular emphasis is placed on reasons for failing the exam. Part 2 provides sample adult and pediatric vignettes, mirroring that part of the oral Board. Each vignette is presented in a format similar to the exam’s format. Each case provides a differential diagnosis, most likely diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Where relevant, potential pitfalls, do’s and don’ts, musts and shoulds and frequently asked questions, complement the case discussion.
Armed with a good night’s sleep, an adequate breakfast and Neurology Study Guide: Oral Board Examination Review the board examinations can be an engaging, challenging, and invigorating experience, rather than one to be dreaded.