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The Essential Guide to Becoming a Doctor by Adrian Blundell, Richard Harrison, Benjamin W. Turney

The Essential Guide to Becoming a Doctor contains key information for all school leavers and mature students considering a career in medicine. The book guides the reader from the initial decision to study medicine, the application process and the interview, through to university life and beyond. This lively text explains what life as a medical student and a doctor is really like. Chapters include: The application procedure, Having a year out, Choosing a medical school, Applying to Oxbridge, The interview process, Over 21s, Life at medical school, Finances, Life as a junior doctor, Working patterns and wages, Career paths, Working abroad.

Supplemented with many real-life experiences, including up-to-date information on the latest working practices and application procedures, this book helps readers to gain an unbiased view of their possible future careers. There are contributions by doctors from various specialities and at different stages of training. This is the perfect guide for anyone seriously considering medicine as a career.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780727917393
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/2004
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.48(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Adrian Blundell is a Consultant inHealth Care of the Elderly and General Medicine at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Richard Harrison is a General Practitioner in Windsor

Benjamin W. Turney is a Clinical Lecturer in Urology at the Nuffield Department of Surgery at the University of Oxford

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