4TH B.H.M.S. PRACTICE OF MEDICINE PAPER-2 EXAM SYLLABUS

This post is for the 4th year B.H.M.S. students preparing for PRACTICE OF MEDICINE PAPER-2 as per the Exam syllabus.

This 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 shall be conducted at the end of Fourth B.H.M.S.

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 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 are 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 2.

The syllabus for Practice of medicine Paper 1 is given in a separate post 4th B.H.M.S. PRACTICE OF MEDICINE PAPER-1 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 4th B.H.M.S.)

HAEMOPOIETIC SYSTEM

  1. FQ: Hodgkin’s disease/Lymphadenoma
  2. FQ: Iron-deficiency anaemia
  3. FQ: Leukaemia types with acute leukaemia
  4. SFQ: Anaemia classification
  5. SFQ: Aplastic anaemia (Anaemia Gravis)
  6. SFQ: Chronic lymphatic leukaemia
  7. SFQ: Chronic myeloid leukaemia/Granulocytic leukaemia
  8. SFQ: Erythroblastosis foetalis
  9. SFQ: Haemophilia
  10. SN: Agranulocytosis
  11. SN: Benti’s anaemia/Splenic anaemia
  12. SN: Cyanosis
  13. SN: Difference between Chronic myeloid and Chronic lymphatic leukaemia
  14. SN: Haemolytic anaemia
  15. SN: Myelomatosis/Multiple myeloma
  16. SN: Pernicious anaemia/Addison’s disease
  17. SN: Polycythaemia-rubra-vera/Osler’s disease/Erythaemia
  18. SN: Purpura
  19. SN: Sickle-cell anaemia
  20. SN: Splenomegaly
  21. SN: Thalassaemia/Cooley’s anaemia

NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC DISORDERS

  1. SFQ: Vitamin A deficiency/Rickets
  2. SN: Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency
  3. SN: Beri-Beri
  4. SN: Diabetic ketoacidosis
  5. SN: DOTS
  6. SN: Hyperlipidaemia
  7. SN: Hypoglycaemia
  8. SN: Koilonychia
  9. SN: Kwashiorkor
  10. SN: Malabsorption syndrome
  11. SN: Marasmus
  12. SN: Metabolic acidosis
  13. SN: Obesity
  14. SN: Osteomalacia/ Adult Rickets)
  15. SN: Pellagra
  16. SN: Protein energy malnutrition
  17. SN: Raised cholesterol level
  18. SN: Scurvy/Vitamin C deficiency
  19. SN: Sprue
  20. SN: Weight loss
  21. SN: Xerophthalmia

ENDOCRINAL DISEASES

  1. FQ: Grave’s disease
  2. FQ: Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism
  3. FQ: Myxoedema
  4. FQ: Thyrotoxicosis
  5. SFQ: Diabetes Insipidus/Diabetes mellitus
  6. SN: Acromegaly
  7. SN: Glucose Tolerance Test
  8. SN: Gynaecomastia
  9. SN: Thyroid Function Test

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

  1. SFQ: Leprosy
  2. SFQ: Mumps
  3. SN: AIDS
  4. SN: Conjunctivitis
  5. SN: Dengue fever
  6. SN: Enteric fever
  7. SN: Herpes zoster
  8. SN: Infectious mononucleosis/Glandular fever
  9. SN: Japanese encephalitis
  10. SN: Malaria
  11. SN: Rubella
  12. SN: SARS
  13. SN: Small pox
  14. SN: STDs
  15. SN: Tubercular meningitis
  16. SN: Typhoid fever
  17. SN: Viral infections

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

  1. FQ: Angina Pectoris
  2. FQ: Hypertension/HTN
  3. FQ: Left ventricular failure
  4. FQ: Mitral stenosis
  5. FQ: Myocardial Infarction
  6. FQ: Rheumatic fever
  7. FQ: Shock
  8. SFQ: Heart block
  9. SFQ: Right ventricular failure
  10. SFQ: Sub-acute Bacterial Endocarditis/SBE
  11. SN: Acute chest pain
  12. SN: Aortic Incompetence
  13. SN: Aortic stenosis
  14. SN: Atrial flutter
  15. SN: Auricular fibrillation
  16. SN: Cardiac arrest
  17. SN: Congestive cardiac failure
  18. SN: Coronary insufficiency
  19. SN: Coronary thrombosis
  20. SN: Differential diagnosis of Coronary thrombosis and Angina pectoris
  21. SN: Extrasystoles
  22. SN: Mitral incompetence
  23. SN: Murmur
  24. SN: Myocarditis
  25. SN: Pulsus peradoxus
  26. SN: Sinus Tachycardia and Sinus Bradycardia
  27. SN: Stokes-Adam’s syndrome
  28. SN: Tetralogy of Fallot
  29. SN: Tricuspid stenosis/Tricuspid valve disease

UROGENITAL TRACT

  1. FQ: Acute glomerulonephritis/Type 1 Nephritis/Bright’s disease
  2. FQ: Chronic glomerulonephritis
  3. FQ: Nephrotic syndrome/Lipid nephrosis
  4. FQ: Uraemia/Chronic Renal Failure
  5. SFQ: Acute pyelonephritis
  6. SFQ: Chronic pyelonephritis
  7. SFQ: Haematuria
  8. SN: Differential diagnosis of Acute and Sub-acute nephritis
  9. SN: Enuresis
  10. SN: Polycystic kidney
  11. SN: Renal Function Tests
  12. SN: Urethritis
  13. SN: Urinary calculi
  14. SN: Urinary tract infection
  15. SN: Wilm’s tumour

GENITAL TRACT

  1. SN: Ectopic pregnancy
  2. SN: Endometriosis
  3. SN: Erectile dysfunction
  4. SN: Hydatiform mole
  5. SN: Menorrhagia
  6. SN: Polycystic ovary syndrome
  7. SN: Prostate cancer
  8. SN: Prostitis
  9. SN: Spermatorrhoea
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CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AND PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

  1. FQ: Acute poliomyelitis/Infantile paralysis/Heine-Medin’s disease
  2. FQ: Define and classify Meningitis with details of Meningococcal meningitis/Cerebro-spinal fever
  3. FQ: Epilepsy
  4. FQ: Hemiplegia
  5. SFQ: Bell’s palsy/Facial paralysis
  6. SFQ: Cerebral thrombosis
  7. SFQ: Parkinson’s disease/Paralysis agitans
  8. SFQ: Tabes dorsalis/Locomotor ataxia
  9. SN: Apoplexy
  10. SN: Brain abscess
  11. SN: Bulbar palsy/Labio-glosso-pharyngo-laryngeal palsy
  12. SN: Chorea
  13. SN: Coma
  14. SN: CSF
  15. SN: Delirium Tremens/Acute alcoholic delirium
  16. SN: Dementia
  17. SN: Dementia paralytica
  18. SN: Difference between Epilepsy and Syncope (Vasovagal shock)
  19. SN: Difference between Hysterical fit and Epilepsy
  20. SN: Difference between U.M.N. Lesion and L.M.N. Lesion
  21. SN: Headache
  22. SN: Hypertensive encephalopathy
  23. SN: Migraine/Hemicrania
  24. SN: Papilloedema
  25. SN: Paraplegia
  26. SN: Polyneuritis/Peripheral neuritis
  27. SN: Syncope
  28. SN: Trigeminal neuralgia/Tic Douloureaux/Prosopalgia
  29. SN: Tuberculous meningitis
  30. SN: Vertigo
  31. SN: Wilson’s disease

PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

  1. SN: Anorexia Nervosa
  2. SN: Anxiety/Anxiety neurosis/Psychoneurosis
  3. SN: Depression
  4. SN: Depression
  5. SN: Hysteria
  6. SN: Insomnia
  7. SN: Maniac disorder/Bipolar disorder
  8. SN: Obsessive-compulsive disorder/OCD
  9. SN: Paranoid schizophrenia
  10. SN: Schizophrenia

DISORDERS OF LOCOMOTOR SYSTEM (CONNECTIVE TISSUE, BONES AND JOINT DISORDERS)

  1. FQ: Osteoarthritis
  2. FQ: Rheumatoid arthritis
  3. SFQ: Ankylosing spondylitis
  4. SN: Cervical spondylosis
  5. SN: Crackles
  6. SN: Difference between Cramps and Spasms
  7. SN: Ganglion
  8. SN: Gout
  9. SN: Heyberden Nodes
  10. SN: Myasthenia gravis
  11. SN: Paget’s disease/Osteitis Deformans
  12. SN: Sciatica
  13. SN: SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
  14. SN: Tophi Bodies

SKIN AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

  1. SN: Acne Vulgaris
  2. SN: Corn
  3. SN: Dermatitis/Erythroderma
  4. SN: Eczema
  5. SN: Erysipelas
  6. SN: Freckles
  7. SN: Lichen planus
  8. SN: Moniliasis
  9. SN: Papules
  10. SN: Pediculosis/Lice
  11. SN: Psoriasis
  12. SN: Scabies
  13. SN: Tinea barbae/Barber’s itch
  14. SN: Tinea versicolor
  15. SN: Urticaria
  16. SN: Vitiligo
  17. SN: Warts

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.

NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC DISORDERS

  1. Rickets: CALC CARB, CALC PHOS, SILICEA, SULPHUR, KALI PHOS, PHOSPHORUS
  2. Beri-Beri: LATHYRUS, AESENICUM, NAT MUR, NAT SULPH
  3. Scurvy: ACETIC ACID, CHINA, PHOSPHORUS, MURIATIC ACID
  4. Kwashiorkor/Marasmus: SILICEA, ABROTANUM, NAT MUR, NAT PHOS

CARDIO-VASCULAR DISEASES

  1. Rheumatic fever: AURUM, KALMIA, LACHESIS, SPIGELIA, CACTUS GR, IODUM, LITHIUM CARB, SPONGIA
  2. Mitral stenosis/Aortic incompetence/Myocardial infarction: CACTUS GR, DIGITALIS, STRAM, GRAPH, LACHESIS, PHOSPHORUS
  3. Sub-acute bacterial endocarditis: AURUM MUR, BISMUTH, PHYTOLACCA, MERC CYAN
  4. Angina pectoris: GELS, DIGITALIS, CACTUS GR, BRYONIA, GLONOINE
  5. Coronary thrombosis: CACTUS GR, OXALIC ACID, GLONOINE, SPIGELIA
  6. Hypertension: GELSEMIUM, DIGITALIS, CACTUS GR, CONIUM, VERAT VIR, AUR MET, STRONTIA, RAUWALFIA, BARYTA MUR, LYCOPUS
  7. Hypotension: VISCUM ALBUM, ADRENALIN
  8. Left/Right ventricular failure: DIGITALIS, CACTUS GR, ARG NIT
  9. Shock: ACONITE, CARBO VEG, HYPERICUM, HELLEBORUS
  10. Chest pain: LACTODECTUS MACTANS, CAC GRAND, NAJA, TABACCUM, SPIGELIA, OXALIC ACID, SPONGIA
  11. Heart failure/CCF: ADONIA, CRATEGAUS, DIGITALIS, NAJA, STROPHANTHUS, IBERIS, CONVALLARIA MAJUS
  12. Palpitation: ACONITE, CALC CARB, DIGITALIS, LACHESIS, VERA ALB, SPIGELIA, SEPIA, PULS, LYCO, NUX VOM, NAT MUR

UROGENITAL TRACT

  1. Hematuria: CANTHARIS, HAMMAMELIS, BERBERIS, LYCOPODIUM
  2. Acute and chronic glomerulonephritis: BERBERIS, CANTHARIS, LYCOPODIUM, TEREBENTHINA, FERR PHOS, NAT PHOS, NAT SULPH, KALI MUR, NAT MUR, APIS MEL, ARS ALB
  3. Nephrotic syndrome: APIS MEL, CANTHARIS, RHUS TOX, THUJA, BERBERIS, SARSAPARILLA, NITRIC ACID
  4. Acute and chronic pyelonephritis: BERBERIS, CANTHARIS, PHYTOLACCA, PAREIRA BRAVA
  5. Uraemia: CUPRUM, TEREBINTHINA, CANNABIS INDICA, AMMON CARB
  6. Urinary tract infection: APIS MEL, BERBERIS, CANTHARIS, HYDRANGEA, PAREIRA BRAVA, SARSAPARILA, CHIMAPHILIA, UVA URSI, OCIMUM CAN, ARS ALB, STAPHY
  7. Acute renal failure: EEL SERUM, CUPRUM MET, APOCYNUM, DIGITALIS, ARS ALB, ACETIC ACID, PICRIC ACID, LACHESIS, CANTHARIS, TEREBINTH
  8. Chronic renal failure: UREA, MORPHINUM, CANNABIS INDICA, PICRIC ACID
  9. Renal calculi/Stone: BERBERIS VULGARIS, BENZOIC ACID, LYCO, SARS, PAREIRA BRAVA, TABACCUM, CANTHARIS, NUX VOM, OCIMUM CANUM, DIOSCOREA, HYDRANGEA, SEPIA, UVA URSI

CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AND PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

  1. Meningitis: ACONITE, GLONOINE, BELLA, HYOSCYAMUS, FERR PHOS, NAT PHOS, CALC PHOS, MAG PHOS
  2. Acute poliomyelitis: GELSEMIUM, CAUSTICUM, BELLA, ABROT, KALI PHOS, MAG PHOS, SILICEA, CALC PHOS, NAT PHOS, NAT MUR
  3. Bell’s palsy: OPIUM, PLUMBUM, CAUSTICUM, CADMIUM SULPH, SENEGA, ACONITE, GELSE, DULCAMARA
  4. Bulbar palsy: ACONITE, ASTERIA RUBENS, GLONOINE, HYOSCYAMUS
  5. Cerebral thrombosis: PLUMBUM, LACHESIS, BOTHROPS LANCIOLATUS
  6. Epilepsy/Grand mal/Petit mal: ARTEMISIA VULGARIA, CICUTA VIROSA, CUPRUM MET, NUX VOM, STRAMONIUM, BUFO, SILICEA, OENANTHE CROCATA, SOLANUM, LACHESIS, ABSINTHINUM
  7. Hemiplegia: RHUS TOX, COCCULUS, ARNICA, PHOS, CAUSTICUM, OLEANDER, STAPHY
  8. Paraplegia: GELS, LATHYRUS, NUX VOM, RHUS TOX, AGARICUS
  9. Parkinson’s disease: MERCURIUS, RHUS TOX, GELSEMIUM, PLUMBUM MET, HYOSCYAMUS, BUFO, PHYSOSTIGMA
  10. Locomotor ataxia: ALUMINA, BELLA, ZINCUM MET, CAUSTICUM, COLCHICUM, NUX VOM, PLUMBUM
  11. Dementia paralytica: AGARICUS, CUPRUM, MERC, VERAT VIR
  12. Chorea: AGARICUS, MAG PHOS, BELLA, STICTA PULM, NAT MUR
  13. Coma: OPIUM, CAMPHOR, HELLEBOROUS, ZINCUM MET
  14. Headache: ANTIM CRUD, SANGUINARIA, NUX VOM, KALI BROM, NAT MUR, BRYONIA, GLONOINE, BELL, ONOSMODIUM, MENYANTHES, LAC DEF, PIC ACID, NAT CARB
  15. Migraine (Hemicrania): SANG, PULS, SEPIA, GLONOIN, NAT MUR, KALI PHOS, SILICEA, GELSEMIUM, SPIGELIA
  16. Apoplexy: ACONITE, ASTERIA RUBENS, DLONOINE, HYOS
  17. Trigeminal neuralgia: COCCINELLA, COLCHICUM, GELSEMIUM, KALMIA LAT, MEZERIUM, PHOS, SPIGELIA, THUJA
  18. Syncope: LAC DEF, LAUROSCERASUS, ACONITE, LACHESIS, NUX VOM, TABACCUM

PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS

  1. Hysteria: LACHESIS, KALI PHOS, AURUM, IGNATIA, NAT MUR, HYOSCYAMUS
  2. Depression: AURUM MET, CIMIC, LACHESIS, LIL TIG, NAT MUR, NAT SULPH, PULS, SEP
  3. Anxiety neurosis: ACONITE, ARG NIT, ARS ALB, CALC ARS, CARC, DIG, KALI ARS, PHOS, PSOR
  4. Insomnia: BELLA, NUX VOM, ACONITE, PULS, SULPHUR, HYOSCYAMUS, COFFEA, OPIUM
  5. Schizophrenia: ANAC, AUR, HYOS, LACHESIS, STRAM
  6. Obsessivecompulsive disorder: ARS, CARC, HYOS, MED, NUX VOM, PULS
  7. Maniac disorder/Bipolar disorder: LACHESIS, LITH CARB, STAPH

DISORDERS OF LOCOMOTOR SYSTEM

  1. Rheumatism: BRYONIA, FERRUM MET, SABINA, CAUSTICUM, DULCAMARA, FORMICA RUPA, GUAIACUM, COLCHICUM, KALI MUR, NAT MUR, KALI SULPH, CALC PHOS, RHUS TOX
  2. Gout: ACONITE, BRYONIA, RHUS TOX, ARNICA, COLCHICUM, NAT MUR, NAT SULPH, CALC PHOS, CALC FLUOR, LEDUM PAL, LITHIUM CARB, LYCO, FORMICA RUPA, URTICA URENS
  3. Sciatica: COLOCYNTH, RHUS TOX, NUX VOM, MAG PHOS, ARSENIC, BRYONIA, CHAMOMILLA, DIOSCOREA, TELLURIUM, RUTA
  4. Bursitis/Housemaid’s knees: NAT MUR, CONIUM
  5. Ankylosing spondylitis: AESCULUS, KALMIA, CONIUM, NAT MUR, RHUS TOX, AGARICUS, KALI CARB, KALI IOD
  6. Myasthenia gravis: GELS, CONIUM, ALUMINA

SKIN DISEASES

  1. Urticaria: APIS MEL, CALC CARB, RHUS TOX, URTICA URENS, NAT MUR
  2. Eczema: GRAPHITES, HEPAR SULPH, SULPHUR, ARS ALB, KALI PHOS, NAT PHOS, CALC FLUOR, NAT MUR
  3. Scabies: ARS ALB, SULPHUR, HEPAR SULPH, MERCURIUS
  4. Psoriasis: GRAPHITES, PETROLEUM, SULPHUR, KALI PHOS, CALC FLUOR
  5. Lichen planus: ANTIM CRUD, ARNICA, ARS ALB, ARS IOD, PULSATILLA
  6. Tinea barbae/ Tinea versicolor: RHUS TOX, SEPIA, TELLU, TEUC, SULPHUR, MEZERIUM
  7. Herpes zoster: RHUS TOX, SULPHUR, THUJA, MEZEREUM, KALI MUR, NAT MUR, SEPIA, NITRIC ACID
  8. Warts: THUJA, CAUSTICUM, CALC CARB, SEPIA, NAT CARB, LYCO
  9. Acne vulgaris: BELL, CALC CARB, CARBO VEG, SULPHUR, NUX VOM, PHOS ACID, LEDUM PAL, SANGUINARIA