NEET MDS - How to prepare for General Surgery?

General Surgery is a significant subject from NEET MDS perspective since it forms the basis for Oral Surgery. You cannot go through the entire syllabus of General Surgery since you will tend to forget most of the information in this way. So, the best way to prepare General Surgery is Selective Approach. Given below is the list of standard books to refer & most important topics in General Surgery which can be used as the selective approach for preparing NEET MDS General Surgery.

Given below are the list of Questions MERITERS experts will answer that are essential for an effective and efficient preparation:

  1. What is the subject wise Weightage?
  2. Which Books to refer?
  3. How much Time should be allocated to the subject?
  4. How much Time should be allocated to each Topic?
  5. How many times should the subject be Revised?
  6. What is the Ideal time to Start the subject?
  7. What are the Important Topics for NEET MDS?
  8. Types of Questions asked?

 

What is the subject wise Weightage?

2-8/240 Questions (2%)

Standard books to refer:

Bailey & Love's Short Practice of Surgery

Author : Norman Williams, P Ronan O'Connell, Andrew McCaskie

INR 3,150

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Surgery Essence

Author : Pritesh Singh

INR 1,040

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How much Time should be allocated for the Subject?

  • Theory reading 4 Days
  • MCQ Practice- 10-15 Days

How much Time should be allocated to each Topic?

  • Theory reading 3-4 Hours
  • MCQ Practice-  6-8 Hours

How many Times should the subject be Revised?

  • 4-6 times revision is required

What is the Ideal time to Start the subject?

  • 3rd quarter of the preparation 
  • After completing 13-15 subjects
 

General Surgery - Important Topics

UNIT IMPORTANT TOPICS
Diseases Of Salivary & Thyroid Glands
  • Embryology of thyroid gland
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Disease of thyroid gland
  • Grave disease and Thyrotoxicosis
  • Grave's disease
  • Treatment of Thyroid disorders
  • Tumors of the thyroid 
  • Different forms of thyroiditis 
  • Miscellaneous
  • Salivary gland cancers
Infections
  • Infection
  • Tetanus
  • Gas gangrene 
  • Boil abscess, carbuncle, cellulitis an Erysepelas
  • SIRS
Traumatology
  • Head injury
  • Fractures and Dislocations
Cleft Lip And Palate
  • Cleft lip and palate
Swellings, Ulcers and Tumors of Head and Neck
Swellings, Ulcers and Tumors of Head and Neck
  • Swellings of Head and Neck
  • Ulcers of head and Neck
  • Tumors of head and neck
Diseases Of Larynx And Pharynx
  • Disease of Larynx and Pharynx
Transfusion, Shock, Burns And Wound Healing
  • Burns  
  • Fluid Management
  • Wound Healing
Arterial And Venous Disorders
  • Arterial and venous disorders

What Type of Questions were asked in NEET?

1. Single best answer
  • Case Based
  • Fact Based (Memory)
  • Concept based
  • Numerical/Value Based

2. Image based questions

3. True or false type questions

 

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We hope this blog will assist you in preparing this subject meticulously for MDS entrance exams.
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Updated Feb 07, 2021.