4TH BHMS PRACTICE OF MEDICINE PAPER-1 EXAM SYLLABUS

This post is for the 4th year B.H.M.S. students preparing for PRACTICE OF MEDICINE PAPER-1 as per the Exam Syllabus.

It contains almost all the topics along with their most important and frequently asked questions in different Indian university examinations.

STUDY OF PRACTICE OF MEDICINE

The study of the Practice of medicine will be done in two years in Third B.H.M.S. and Fourth B.H.M.S., but examination will be conducted at the end of Fourth B.H.M.S. (There will be No exam in 3rd B.H.M.S. for this subject).

THIRD B.H.M.S. TOPICS

  1. Respiratory diseases.
  2. Diseases of digestive system and peritoneum.
  3. Diseases concerning liver, gall-bladder and pancreas.
  4. Genetic Factors (co-relating diseases with the concept of chronic Miasms).
  5. Immunological factors in diseases with concept of susceptibility (including HIV, Hepatitis).
  6. Disorders due to chemical and physical agents and due to climatic and environmental factors.
  7. Water and electrolyte balance – disorders of.

FOURTH B.H.M.S. TOPICS

  1. Nutritional and metabolic diseases
  2. Diseases of haemopoietic system.
  3. Endocrinal diseases.
  4. Infectious diseases.
  5. Diseases of cardiovascular system.
  6. Diseases of urogenital tract.
  7. Disease of CNS and peripheral nervous system.
  8. Psychiatric disorders.
  9. Diseases of locomotor system (connective tissue, bones and joints disorders)
  10. Diseases of skin and sexually transmitted diseases.
  11. Tropical diseases.
  12. Paediatric disorders.
  13. Geriatric disorders.

Applied anatomy, applied physiology and knowledge of clinical examination of above-mentioned topics.

THEORY EXAMINATION

Number of papers – 02

Marks: Paper 1-100 marks; Paper 2-100 marks.

Paper-1

  • Section A: Topics of 3rd B.H.M.S. – 50 marks
  • Section B: Homoeopathic Therapeutics related to topics of 3rd B.H.M.S. – 50 marks

Paper- 2

  • Section A: Topics of 4th B.H.M.S. – 50 marks
  • Section B: Homoeopathic Therapeutics related to topics of 4th B.H.M.S. – 50 marks

The Paper 1 and Paper 2 divisions have been prepared on the basis of syllabus of B.H.M.S. (Degree course) applicable from the academic session 2015-2016, as per guidelines of Central Council of Homoeopathy.

This post contains only the syllabus of Practice of medicine Paper 1.

The syllabus for Practice of medicine Paper 2 is given in a separate post 4th B.H.M.S. PRACTICE OF MEDICINE PAPER-2 EXAM SYLLABUS

All the important questions are given under their related chapters.

  • FQ: Full Question
  • SFQ: Semi Full Question
  • SN: Short Note

SECTION A (TOPICS OF 3rd B.H.M.S.)

RESPIRATORY TRACT

  1. FQ: Bronchial asthma
  2. FQ: Bronchiectasis
  3. FQ: Bronchitis (Acute and Chronic)
  4. FQ: Bronchogenic carcinoma
  5. FQ: Chronic bronchitis
  6. FQ: COPD/ Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  7. FQ: Emphysema
  8. FQ: Pleurisy
  9. FQ: Pneumonia (Especially acute lobar pneumonia)
  10. FQ: Pulmonary tuberculosis
  11. SFQ: Common manifestations of respiratory diseases
  12. SFQ: Laryngitis (Acute and Chronic)
  13. SFQ: Pleural effusion
  14. SFQ: Sarcoidosis
  15. SFQ: Spontaneous pneumothorax
  16. SN: Acute coryza
  17. SN: Acute Respiratory Failure/ARF
  18. SN: Acute sinusitis
  19. SN: Chyne-stroke breathing
  20. SN: Cor Pulmpnale (Pulmonary heart disease)
  21. SN: Difference between Bronchial asthma and Cardiac asthma
  22. SN: Difference between Broncho pneumonia and Lobar pneumonia
  23. SN: Difference between COPD and Asthma
  24. SN: Difference between Haemoptysis and Haematemesis
  25. SN: Difference between Pulmonary tuberculosis and Bronchiectasis
  26. SN: Dyspnoea
  27. SN: Empyema/Thoracis/Pyrothorax
  28. SN: Epistaxis
  29. SN: Haemoptysis
  30. SN: Laryngeal obstruction
  31. SN: Lung abscess
  32. SN: Miliary tuberculosis
  33. SN: Pulmonary embolism and infarction
  34. SN: Pulmonary fibrosis
  35. SN: Pulmonary hypertension
  36. SN: Pulmonary oedema
  37. SN: SARS Coronavirus/ Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

DIGESTIVE TRACT AND PERITONEUM

  1. FQ: Acute abdomen
  2. FQ: Chronic duodenal ulcer
  3. FQ: Peptic ulcer
  4. SFQ: Ascites
  5. SFQ: Differential diagnosis of Chronic gastric ulcer, Chronic duodenal ulcer and Gastric cancer
  6. SFQ: Gastric cancer
  7. SFQ: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  8. SFQ: Stomatitis
  9. SFQ: Ulcerative colitis
  10. SN: Achalasia cardia/Cardiospasm
  11. SN: Acute gastritis
  12. SN: Anal fissure
  13. SN: Anal fistula
  14. SN: Chronic diarrhoea
  15. SN: Chronic gastric ulcer
  16. SN: Crohn’s disease
  17. SN: Difference between Amoebic and Bacillary dysentery
  18. SN: Diverticulitis
  19. SN: Dysentery
  20. SN: Dysphagia
  21. SN: Gastralgia
  22. SN: Glossitis (Inflammation of tongue)
  23. SN: Haematemesis and melaena
  24. SN: Heartburn/waterbrash
  25. SN: Hiatus hernia
  26. SN: Intestinal tuberculosis
  27. SN: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  28. SN: Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome (ZES)

LIVER, GALL-BLADDER AND PANCREAS

  1. FQ: Acute type A hepatitis/Acute viral hepatitis
  2. FQ: Cirrhosis of liver/Portal cirrhosis
  3. FQ: Jaundice
  4. FQ: Liver abscess
  5. SFQ: Acute pancreatitis
  6. SFQ: Differential diagnosis of jaundice (Haemolytic, Hepatogenous or Obstructive)
  7. SN: Acute type B hepatitis
  8. SN: Difference between Infective hepatitis and Amoebic hepatitis
  9. SN: Hepatic coma/Liver failure
  10. SN: Hepatomegaly
  11. SN: Liver Function Tests
  12. SN: Portal hypertension
  13. SN: Pyloric obstruction
4th B.H.M.S. PRACTICE OF MEDICINE PAPER-1 EXAM SYLLABUS

GENETIC DISORDERS

  1. SN: Argyl Robertson pupils
  2. SN: Congenital syphilis
  3. SN: Down’s syndrome/Trisomy 21
  4. SN: Holt Dram syndrome
  5. SN: Laurence Moon-Berdet-Bledl syndrome (LMBBS)
  6. SN: Wilson’s disease

DISORDERS DUE TO CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL AGENTS

  1. SN: Asbestosis
  2. SN: Contact dermatitis
  3. SN: Pneumoconiosis
  4. SN: Silicosis

DISEASES DUE TO CLIMATIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

  1. SN: Heat hyperpyrexia/Heat stroke
  2. SN: Hypothermia
  3. SN: Raynaud’s syndrome
  4. SN: Tropical Eosinophilia/Weingarten’s syndrome/Eosinophilic lung
  5. SN: Ultraviolet radiation

DISORDERS OF WATER AND ELECTROLYTE IMBALANCE

  1. SN: Dehydration
  2. SN: Hyperkalaemia
  3. SN: Hypokalaemia
  4. SN: Hyponatremia

SECTION B (HOMOEOPATHIC THERAPEUTICS)

The word Therapeutic means treatment of the disease by application of medicinal substance.

Homoeopathic therapeutics means application of remedial agents on the basis of symptoms similarity.

  • The answer of homoeopathic management (therapeutics) includes the homoeopathic medicines with their indications related to that particular disease condition.

RESPIRATORY TRACT DISEASES

  1. Coryza: ACONITE, ALLIUM CEPA, ARS ALB, MERC SOL, PULS, SULPHUR
  2. Acute bronchitis: ACONITE, BELLADONNA, IPECAC, RUMEX, FERRUM PHOS, SILICEA
  3. Chronic bronchitis: BRYONIA, CAUSTICUM, RHUS TOX, PHOSPHORUS
  4. Bronchiectasis: ARS ALB, SULPHUR, IPECAC, CUPRUM, FERR PHOS, KALI PHOS, KALI MUR
  5. Bronchial asthma/Tropical eosinophilia: IPECAC, ARSENIC, FERRUM PHOS, KALI CARB
  6. Pneumococcal pneumonia (Acute lobar pneumonia): ANTIM TART, PHOS, IPECAC, SANGUINARIA, FERR PHOS, KALI MUR, KALI SULPH
  7. Acute broncho-pneumonia: FERRUM PHOS, KALI MUR, CALC SULPH
  8. Pleurisy/pleural effusion: BRYONIA, PHOSPHORUS, SQUILLA, ACONITE, FERR PHOS, CALC PHOS, CALC SULPH
  9. Empyema: MERCURIUS, BRYONIA, SANGUINARIA, TERT EM, FERR PHOS, KALI MUR, CALC SULPH
  10. Spontaneous pneumothorax: BRYONIA, KALI CARB, SQUILLA, ARS ALB, FERR PHOS, KALI SULPH, NAT SULPH
  11. Emphysema: CUPRUM MET, BELLADONNA, NAT MUR, SULPHUR, FERR PHOS, NAT MUR, SILICEA
  12. Bronchogenic carcinoma: HYDRASTASIS, CONDURANGO, NITRIC ACID, CALC FLUOR, KALI SULPH, CALC PHOS
  13. Haemoptysis/Epistaxis: IPECAC, HAMAMELIS, CHINA, MILLEFOLIUM, FERR PHOS, KALI PHOS, KALI MUR, NAT MUR
  14. Lung abscess: SILICEA, SULPHUR, HEPAR SULPH, FERRUM PHOS, KALI MUR
  15. Pulmonary tuberculosis/Miliary TB: ARSENIC ALB, NITRIC ACID, PHOS, SULPHUR, FERR PHOS, CALC PHOS, NAT MUR

GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT

  1. Stomatitis: BORAX, NIT ACID, MERC, MURIATIC ACID, BAPTISIA, NUX VOM, SULPH ACID, KALI CHLOR
  2. Dysphagia: COLCHICUM, MERCURIUS, SILICEA, CONIUM
  3. Hiatus hernia: ARSENIC, BELLADONNA
  4. Diarrhoea: VERAT ALB, PODOPHYLLUM, ALOE SOCOTRINA, ARS ALB, SULPHUR
  5. Bacillary dysentery: MERC COR, MERC SOL, NITRIC ACID, NUX VOMICA, FERRUM PHOS, KALI PHOS, MAG PHOS, KALI MUR
  6. Amoebic dysentery: ACONITE, IPECAC, ALOES, PODOPHYLLUM, PULSATILLA, FERRUM PHOS, KALI PHOS, MAG PHOS, KALI MUR
  7. Haematemesis/Melaena: HAMAMELIS, IPECAC, PHOSPHORUS, CHINA
  8. Ulcerative colitis: LACHESIS, MERC SOL, ARS ALB, NUX VOM
  9. Piles/Hemorrhoids: SULPHUR, NUX VOMICA, PULS, CARBO VEG, CAPSICUM, BRYONIA, RATANHIA, ALOS SOCOTRINA
  10. Ascites: APIS MEL, ACETIC ACID, GRAPHITES, LYCOPODIUM
  11. Constipation: ALUMINA, BRYONIA, CALC CARB, GRAPH, LYCO, NAT MUR, KALI CARB, NUX VOM, OPIUM
  12. Anal fissure: CHAM, GRAPH, NIT ACID, RATANHIA, SEPIA, THUJA
  13. Anal fistula: AUR MUR, BERB, CALC, CALC PHOS, CARBO VEG, CARC, CAUST, KALI CARB, NIT ACID
  14. Peptic ulcer: ARG NIT, ARS ALB, NIT ACID, NUX VOM, ROBINIA, ANACARDIUM, CARBO VEG, COLOCYNTH, MAG PHOS, LYCOPODIUM
  15. Gastric cancer: CONIUM, CONDURANGO, HYDRASTIS

LIVER, GALL-BLADDER AND PANCREAS

  1. Acute type A hepatitis/Viral hepatitis: BRYONIA, CHAMOMILLA, CHELIDONIUM, NUX VOM, NAT PHOS, CALC SULPH, KALI MUR
  2. Cirrhosis of liver: NAT PHOS, LYCO, HYDROCORTYLE, CARBO VEG, NAT SULPH, CALC SULPH, KALI MUR
  3. Liver abscess: SILICEA, NAT SULPH, NAT PHOS
  4. Jaundice: CHELIDONIUM, BRYONIA, NUX VOM, MERCURIUS, PODO, KALI MUR, NAT MUR, KALI SULPH
  5. Acute pancreatitis: CONIUM, IODUM, IRIS VERS, BELLADONNA