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The Objective Structured Clinical Examination Review

  • Mubashar Hussain Sherazi
  • Elijah Dixon

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Mubashar Hussain Sherazi
    Pages 1-12
  3. Asif Hashmi, Mubashar Hussain Sherazi
    Pages 13-66
  4. Mubashar Hussain Sherazi
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  10. Mubashar Hussain Sherazi
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  11. Majid Sajjadi Saravi, Mubashar Hussain Sherazi
    Pages 271-322
  12. Mubashar Hussain Sherazi, Uzma Bukhari
    Pages 323-354
  13. Umair Khalid, Mubashar Hussain Sherazi
    Pages 355-393
  14. Mubashar Hussain Sherazi
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  15. Mubashar Hussain Sherazi
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  16. Mubashar Hussain Sherazi
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  17. Mubashar Hussain Sherazi
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  18. Back Matter
    Pages 457-478

About this book


This review book comprehensively covers most aspects of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Each chapter provides a meticulous overview of a topic featured in the OSCE, including general surgery, pediatrics, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, hematology, and ethics. Common scenarios for each topic are featured in every chapter, accompanied by instructions and tips on how to take a patient's history, diagnose a patient, discuss treatment options, and address patient concerns under each scenario. Possible areas of difficulty, common candidate mistakes made, and important differential diagnosis are outlined in each chapter. The text is also supplemented with check-lists, photographs, and tables for enhanced readability and ease of use. 

Written by experts in their respective fields, The Objective Structured Clinical Examination Review is a valuable resource for medical students and residents preparing for the OSCE.


ethics cardiovascular system respiratory system genitourinary system musculoskeletal system endocrine system

Editors and affiliations

  • Mubashar Hussain Sherazi
    • 1
  • Elijah Dixon
    • 2
  1. 1.Mallacoota Medical CentreMallacootaAustralia
  2. 2.Foothills Medical Centre, Division of General SurgeryUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

About the editors

Mubashar H. Sherazi, BSc, MBBS, LMCC (Canada), MRCGP (INT), Cert EM (ACEM Australia)
Mallacoota Medical Centre
Mallacoota, Victoria

Elijah Dixon, MD, BSc, MSc (Epi), FRCSC, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery, Oncology, and Community Health Sciences
Service Chief, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
University of Calgary
Foothills Medical Centre
Division of General Surgery
Calgary, Alberta

Bibliographic information


“The audience is medical students and healthcare professionals. ... It is quite a lofty goal to address all the possible scenarios that might be tested in an OSCE since all areas of medicine are potential testing items. The breadth of information demands tight organization, consistency, and good references to help students know which critical skills to master and how to direct their studying more effectively. At this point, the book serves as a good physical examination reference … .” (Debra S Leizman, Doody's Book Reviews, November 22, 2019)