General Medicine: Strategy for NEET MDS & INI-CET

General Medicine is indeed a highly important and high weight age subject from NEET MDS perspective. MERITERS Experts have compiled this article in order to guide you in your preparation of General Medicine for NEET MDS and INI-CET MDS.

This article will cast light on:
  • Past year question trend for NEET MDS
  • Important topics of General Medicine for NEET MDS and INI-CET MDS
  • Standard Textbooks for General Medicine for NEET MDS and INI-CET MDS
  • How to utilise MERITERS MDSPrep App to ace General Medicine preparation for NEET MDS and INI-CET MDS
Past year question trend for NEET MDS:
Important topics of General Medicine for NEET MDS and INI-CET MDS:

The Most Important Topics of General Medicine for NEET MDS have been covered in MERITERS MDSPrep App under TASK in Guided Prep Section:

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
From this section, most important topics you must be thoroughly familiarized with are:

  • Heart failure, Angina and Myocardial Infarction
  • Infective Endocarditis and Valvular Disease
  • Rheumatic Fever and CVS Miscellaneous
  • Basic and Advanced Life Support,CPR

INFECTIONS 
This section is one of the most important sections as there are topics which are important for other subjects as well, such as pathology. The important topics under this section are:

  • Bacterial, Viral and Fungal Infections
  • UTI
  • Diagnostic tests, classification of viruses and incubation periods of different infections 

HEMATOLOGY:
This is another important section that must be diligently prepared.The major topics to be covered under this section are:

  • Hemophilia, Blood Diseases and Miscellaneous
  • Anaemia, Thalassemia and Leukemia, DIC

ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Acquaint yourself with the topics such as:

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism and Hyperparathyroidism
  • Tumor Lysis Syndrome, Pheochromocytoma 
  • Vitamin D

CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 
Topics to be prepared attentively in this section are:

  • Epilepsy and Parkinsonism
  • Facial Nerve Palsy 

GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT
Various questions have been asked from these in last few years papers so it is important to lay emphasis on topics like:

  • Dubin-Johnson Syndrome
  • Appendicitis
  • Hepatitis
  • H. Pylori

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM 
Under this section, one can expect question from topics such as:

  • Obstructive and Restrictive respiratory disease
  • Bronchial Asthma and COPD
  • Pneumonia, Tuberculosis and Respiratory failure

RENAL SYSTEM
Vital topics to be studied from this section are:

  • Acid-Base Balance 
  • Nephrotic and Conn Syndrome
  • Renal Failure and Renal Calculi
Standard Textbooks for reference:
How to utilise MERITERS MDSPrep App to ace General Medicine preparation?
  1. Complete BYTES and GEMS (High Yield Videos and Synopsis)
  2. Complete TASKS to get a good grasp on other important topics
  3. Take Daily Live Tests and Mini-Mock Tests to analyse your preparation.
  4. Revision is the key
BYTES and GEMS:

As days are numbered, it is imperative to properly prepare this subject along with smart study to complete the syllabus on time. To ease your preparation, MERITERS Experts have prepared BYTES referring Standard Textbooks to assist you in preparing general medicine so that you don’t miss any important topic from entrance exam point of view.


TASKS:
  • Central Nervous System: Epilepsy, Parkinsonism, Facial nerve palsy
  • GIT, Liver And Kidney Part 1: Acid Base Balance, Hepatitis , Nephrotic syndrome, Conn's syndrome, Helicobacter pylori
  • GIT, Liver And Kidney Part 2: Urinary Tract infection, Dubin Johnson syndrome, Renal calculi, Appendicitis
  • Hematology And Endocrinology Part 1: Haemophilia, Anaemia, Leukemia, Thalassemia, DIC
  • Hematology And Endocrinology Part 2: Diabetes mellitus, Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism, Hyperparathyroidism,Rickets, Vitamin D
  • Respiratory system Part 1: Obstructive and Restrictive respiratory disease, Asthma, COPD
  • Respiratory system Part 2: Pneumonia , Tuberculosis, Respiratory failure
  • Cardiovascular system Part 1: Heart failure, Angina & Myocardial infarction, Valvular disease
  • Cardiovascular system Part 2: Endocarditis , CPR
  • Medicine Part 1: Infections, Central Nervous System, GIT, Liver And Kidney, Hematology And Endocrinology
  • Medicine Part 2: Respiratory system, Cardiovascular system, Extra Cover
  • Medicine Image & Case Based Questions
  • Medicine Full Syllabus Test

A minimum of 3 readings are necessary to ace your preparation. Dedicatedly following the strategy mentioned in this article will help you in answering the majority of questions from General Medicine in your dental entrance exams. Good Luck!
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Updated May 25, 2021.