Modified Essay Questions for Medical Undergraduates, 1st edition, is intended to provide medical undergraduates and house officers a means of both assessing and improving their knowledge in all fields of medicine.
The modified essay questions reflect on common diseases and problems faced in medicine and take the student through well poised case based learning mimicking real case scenarios. The authors have attempted to reflect on Bloom’s taxonomy and apart from recall type of questions; there are also questions that requires higher order thinking and clinical correlation.
Each question has several parts and the reader is expected to understand the scenario presented, analyze and prioritize the problems before answering them. Short discussions follow all the questions to provide more information to support the answers. At the end of each MEQ, there are explanations where evidence based relevant points relating to the trigger are elaborated to enhance learning. For further reading on the subject, references are provided at the end of each MEQ. The reader should also refer to standard textbooks for more information.
In order to simulate the examination situation, the reader is expected to spend time on each question and attempt to write the answer and then only refer to the given answer.