Practical Medicine - International students, 6th year


A. Written test MCQ
B. Oral examination

A. Examples of MCQ

  • Well recognised feature of grief reaction include
    1. Hostility towards others.
    2. Increased mortality among the bereaved.
    3. Feelings of quilt.
    4. Psychosomatic symptoms.
    5. Resolution within about four to six weeks.
  • Characteristic features of osteoarthrosis of the knee include
    1. Pain increasing with exercise.
    2. Prolonged morning stiffness.
    3. Redness of the joint area.
    4. Quadriceps wasting.
    5. Early limping.
  • Laryngeal carcinoma
    1. Is equally common in females and males.
    2. Should be suspected when hoarseness persist for more than two weeks.
    3. Is strongly related to cigarette smoking.
    4. Has the best prognosis when the tumour is confined to the vocal chord.
    5. When treated by total laryngectomy sometimes leaves the patient unable to speak normally.

B. Questions for oral examination

  • Main features of GP are:
  • What does it mean primary health care and secondary care in Czech republic?
  • Explain the meaning of non-verbal communication.
  • What does it mean an open question and a closed one.
  • What you need to achieve in a consultation?
  • How doctors talk to patient and why?
  • What can attentive communication affect during consultation?
  • The main duties of GP are:
  • Does Czech GP care for children and women in his surgery and when he/she has a duty to take care of them?
  • What belongs to general practitioners` continuity of care?
  • Why is context of illness so important in primary care for setting up a diagnose?
  • Why are medical records important?
  • Explain opportunity for preventive care in primary care.
  • How do you explain the problems to the patient?
  • What does it mean informed consent?
  • Breaking bad news - how would you manage it?

Total number of questions: 19

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