Book Library

A selection of medical resources that the OSCE Skills team recommend for medical students to further educate themselves on undergoing objective structured clinical examinations. Click the links of each resource to view them on their respective retailer websites.

OSCE Clinical Skills Books

  • Clinical Skills for OSCEs [paperback]

    Clinical Skills for OSCEs [paperback]

    This full-colour fourth edition of the perennially popular Clinical Skills for OSCEs covers virtually all the skills examined at medical school. Based on feedback from students and examiners.

  • Core Clinical Skills for OSCEs in Medicine [paperback]

    Core Clinical Skills for OSCEs in Medicine [paperback]

    This highly-praised book contains 90 OSCE ‘stations’ grouped under the type of skill being tested, but also indexed by body system. The stations all have detailed answers, underlining the nature of the question, the aims of the examiners, and a commentary on how best to answer the question.

  • Core Clinical Skills for OSCEs in Surgery [paperback]

    Core Clinical Skills for OSCEs in Surgery [paperback]

    The text provides an insight into how a surgeon might manage a particular problem and consequently how to prepare for an OSCE that might entirely (or in part) consist of surgical OSCE stations. Although some of the stations in the book could easily be found in a medicine OSCE they are presented here from the perspective of both a student seeking to demonstrate well-developed surgical skills within an OSCE setting and a specialist surgical examiner.

  • Crash Course: OSCEs in Medicine and Surgery [kindle]

    Crash Course: OSCEs in Medicine and Surgery [kindle]

    ‘Crash Course’ is a complete revision guide designed specifically to save you time by providing everything you could be asked in the exam in one place. Each book in the series has been specially written by either senior medical students or junior doctors – carefully supervised by faculty advisors – to ensure that it exactly matches your needs by having been prepared by someone who has just been in the exam situation.

  • OSCEs at a Glance [paperback]

    OSCEs at a Glance [paperback]

    Following the familiar, easy–to–use at a Glance format, and in full–colour, OSCEs at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user–friendly overview of Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) to encapsulate all that the student needs to know.

  • OSCEs for Medical Students: volume. 1 [paperback]

    OSCEs for Medical Students: volume. 1 [paperback]

    These updated volumes of “Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs)” have been written for medical students approaching their final examinations.

    This volume covers: Cardiovascular Disease & Haematology; Respiratory Medicine; Rheumatology & Dermatology; and, Orthopaedics and Trauma.

  • OSCEs for Medical Students: volume. 2 [paperback]

    OSCEs for Medical Students: volume. 2 [paperback]

    These updated volumes of “Objective Structured Clinical Examinations” (OSCEs) have been written for medical students approaching their final examinations.

    This volume covers: Gastroenterology; Neurology and Psychiatry; Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology; Urology and Renal Medicine.

  • OSCEs for Medical Students: volume. 3 [paperback]

    OSCEs for Medical Students: volume. 3 [paperback]

    These updated volumes of “Objective Structured Clinical Examinations” (OSCEs) have been written for medical students approaching their final examinations.

    This volume covers: Paediatrics; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Endocrine and Breast; Ethics and Legal Medicine, including Consent, and IV Procedures.