Crack Medicine: High Yield Topics for FMGE

I. HEMATOLOGY

  1. DIC: Mechanism, Factors
  2. Dialysis
  3. Thalassemia
  4. V.W. Disease
  5. Hemolytic Anemia
  6. Fresh Frozen Plasma & its Usage
  7. Coagulation Pathway(Intrinsic & Extrinsic), APTT, PTT etc
  8. Characteristic bodies & cells seen in specific diseases: Negri bodies, Russel bodies etc

II. CARDIOLOGY

  1. JVP: Different waves, significance, Findings in AF, MI etc
  2. ECG: Basics, all about MI, Hypo & Hyperkalemia, ST elevation etc
  3. Murmur & Heart sounds: Named Murmurs, classification of Murmur , mechanisms of Heart sounds, Pathological heart sounds
  4. HCM
  5. Kussmaul’s sign
  6. Pulses

III. RENAL MEDICINE

  1. Diabetic Nephropathy
  2. Nephrotic & Nephritic Syndrome
  3. Renal Cell Carcinoma
  4. CRF
  5. IOC

IV. GIT

  1. Carcinoid Syndrome
  2. Hepatitis A to E
  3. PUD & Different Ulcers
  4. GERD
  5. GI Bleeding

( Markers & their significance of Hepatitis A to E)

V. ENDOCRINOLOGY

  1. Diabetes: Pathogenesis, types, symptoms, signs, complications, treatment, prognosis, Insulin preparations, Side effects of Hypoglycemic drugs, Routes of Admin
  2. Pheochromocytoma
  3. Thyroidism: types, Pathogenesis, Treatment
  4. Cushing’s syndrome

VI. METABOLIC IMBALANCES

  1. Zinc deficiency
  2. Anion gap
  3. Hypo & Hypernatremia, Central Pontine Myelinolysis
  4. Calcium metabolism: PTH, Calcitonin, Vitamin D

VII. NEUROLOGY

  1. Myesthenia gravis: Dx, Treatment
  2. Lambert – Eaton’s disease
  3. Meningitis
  4. CSF features in Tubercular & Viral Meningitis

VIII. INFECTIOUS DISEASES

  1. TB: Screening & Treatment regimen
  2. Malaria: G6PD, Primaquine, Artimisinine, Combination therapy, Chloroquine resistant Malaria
  3. AIDS: Pathology, Stages, Prevention, Treatment, Prognosis, Secondary infections, Cancers in HIV Patients

IX. HEMORRHAGES

  1. Clinical features & Affected v/ a in the following Hemorrhages:
    Subarachnoid Hge, Pontine Hge, Thalamic Hge
    Treatment, Prognosis

X. RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

  1. Pneumonia: all, mcc
  2. Lung Cancer: all, SCLC
  3. Asthma: Dx, Stages, Treatment
  4. COPD
  5. Respiratory Failure

XI. MISCELLANEOUS

  1. Neurosyphilis
  2. GB Syndrome: MC Cranial n involved

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