Study skills and tomorrows doctors
- By: Lok Bin Yap
This book would be of interest to students applying to medical school as well as those currently in the early stages of the curriculum. It summarises the different curricular stages in medical school, from lectures and study modules to ward work and exams.
Preclinical students may find the book a useful introduction to ward based learning since the second half of the book outlines the structure of the clinical part of the medical course. It also describes the expectations of clinical teachers from the medical student's perspective. Apart from this, the book also provides advice on studying medicine. It describes good approaches to learning from textbooks, lectures, and computer aided learning packages. It also outlines the different types of examinations encountered in medical school and gives brief advice about tackling them.
For clinical and more senior students, this book may not be as useful as they are likely to have