AIIMS Medicine Syllabus

AIIMS Medicine Syllabus – Part II

 

 

Poisonings

?        General approach to the poisoned patient

?        Poisoning by specific pharmaceutical agents

?        Drugs of misuse

?        Chemicals and pesticides

?        Snake bite and Envenomation

?        Other bites and stings – scorpion, spider

Specific environmental and occupational hazards

?        Heatstroke and hypothermia

?        Drowning and near drowning

?        Electrical injuries

?        Radiation injury

?        Heavy metal poisoning

Immune response and Infections

?        Basic considerations

O

Patterns of infection

O

Laboratory diagnosis of infections

O

Principles of immunization and vaccine use

Clinical syndromes

O

The febrile patient

O

Fever and rash

O

Fever of unknown origin

O

Infective endocarditis

O

Intra-abdominal infections and abscesses

O

Acute infectious diarrhoeal diseases and food poisoning

O

Sexually transmitted diseases – overview & clinical approach

O

Infections of skin, muscle & soft tissues

O

Osteomyelitis

 

 

O    Hospital acquired infections

O    Infections in immuno-compromised hosts

Specific Infections – Epidemiology, clinical features, laboratory diagnosis, treatment and prevention of :

?        Protozoal infections O                Amobiasis

O    Malaria

O    Leishmaniasis

O    Toxoplasmosis

O    Giardiasis

O    Trichomoniasis

O    Trypanosomiasis

?        Bacterial infections

O    Streptococcal infections

O    Pneumococcal infections

O    Staphylococcal infections

O    Meningococcal infections

O    Gonococcal infections

O    Legionella infections

O    Pertussis and Diphtheria

O    Tetanus

O    Botulism

O    Gas gangrene, other clostridial infections

O    Cholera

O    Salmonellosis – Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers

O    Shigellosis and bacillary dysentery

O    Brucellosis

O    Plague

O    Donovanosis (Granuloma inguinale)

O    Helicobacter Pylori

O    Infections due to pseudomonas & other gram – negative bacteria

O    Anaerobic infections

?        Mycobacterial diseases O          Tuberculosis

O    Leprosy

 

?        Viral infections

O Common exanthemata

–          Measles

–          Mumps

–          Rubella

–          Varicella

O Common viral respiratory infections O Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

O Viral gastroenteritis O Dengue fever O Rabies

?        Rickettsia, Mycoplasma & Chlamydial diseases

?        Fungal infections O Candidiasis O Aspergillosis O Histoplasmosis O Cryptococcosis O Mucormycosis

O Pneumocystis carinii

?        Helminthic infections O Nematodes

–         Tissue

–         Intestinal O Cestodes

–         Tissue

–         Intestinal

System-Based diseases Cardiovascular system

?        Clinical examination of the cardiovascular system

?        Functional anatomy, physiology and investigations

?        Major manifestations of cardiovascular disease O Chest pain

O Breathlessness O Palpitation

O Acute circulatory failure (cardiogenic shock)

O

Heart failure

O

Hypertension

O

Presyncope and syncope

O

Cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death

O

Abnormal heart sounds and murmurs

O

Atrial fibrillation

 

?        Disorders of heart rate, rhythm and conduction

?        Congestive cardiac failure

?        Rheumatic fever

?        Valvular heart disease

?        Ischaemic heart disease

?        Congenital heart disease in the adult

?        Cor pulmonale

?        Hypertension

?        Peripheral vascular disease

?        Atherosclerosis

?        Pericardial disease

?        Myocarditis and cardiomyopathy

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