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More cases = more success on your exam

When you take your clinical skills exam, every case you know counts. Prepare quickly and efficiently for your clinical exam with the updated third edition of this bestselling OSCE study guide. Written by Canadian doctors, Clinical Skills Review presents 134 cases based on scenarios you’ll encounter on the MCCQE II and CFPC certification exams.

An essential resource for Canadian medical students and international medical graduates seeking a licence to practise medicine in Canada, Clinical Skills Review is also a valuable supplemental guide for the USMLE Step 2 CS.

Features of the new edition include:

  • Comprehensive coverage of typical clinical situations
  • A systematic approach to clinical skills
  • Indexes of cases and medical abbreviations for easy reference
  • Time-tested mnemonics to help you excel on the exam
  • Aids for group study, since practice is the best way to prepare
  • Cases organized by categories found on the MCCQE II: Medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, preventive medicine and community health, psychiatry and neurology, and surgery.

Table of Contents

1. Medicine
2. Obstetrics and gynecology
3. Pediatrics
4. Preventive medicine and community health
5. Psychiatry and neurology
6. Surgery
About the authors
List of cases
Index of cases

Dr. Zu-hua Gao

Zu-hua Gao, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Pathology at McGill University and pathologist-in-chief at the McGill University Health Centre, is the lead author of Pathology Review, the only review guide for pathologists studying for Canadian licensing exams. Dr. Gao received his MD at Qingdao Medical College and earned a PhD at Peking Union Medical College before travelling to North America to complete post-doctoral studies at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Western Ontario.

A two-time winner of the Canadian Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Award in Experimental Pathology, Dr. Gao was also named an Overseas Distinguished Scholar by the City of Beijing in 2012. He has authored more than 75 manuscripts for books and journals, including Clinical Skills Review. Available this fall from Brush Education, Clinical Skills Review is the third edition of his bestselling guide for OSCEs.


Dr. Christopher Naugler

Dr. Christopher Naugler is a general pathologist and family physician with wide-ranging research, teaching, and clinical experience. He is a professor and the head of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Calgary, and a clinician-scientist at the Cumming School of Medicine.