Tips to revise Medicine for NEET MDS with MERITERS GRP

Medicine is a vast and ever-expanding subject in NEET MDS Exam. The scope of Medicine is not just limited to the textbook. 

The practical nature of medicine demands consistent effort and revision on part of the aspirant. Medicine requires a fair amount of study-time for best results in NEET MDS. This article will acquaint you on about various aspects of the subjects including your strategy for upcoming NEET MDS.

MERITERs GRP classifies this subject in to two parts to make it easier for the students in their revision.

  • Medicine Part 1
  • Medicine Part 2

Following  is the list of most important topics covered under each part:

Medicine Part 1


Infections 

Infectious disease carries good weightage in medicine. This topics also overlaps with General Surgery and Oral Pathology. In surgery you well know the surgical aspects of the treatment while in medicine the medical management is discussed. Make a habit of learning the various infection and treat each question like a clinical case and try reaching to the diagnosis and plan the treatment.Important topics from general medicine point of view are:
  • Bacterial and viral infections (HIV, HBV, TB, Pneumonia, Syphilis etc.)
Central Nervous System - 
Although CNS is very vast and tough to revise having good clarity on following topics really helps. Dont forget to revise pharmacological aspects of this chapter while dealing with CNS.
  • Epilepsy
  • Bells Palsy and Other Syndromes
  • Facial Palsy, Other Treatment Modalities
  • Hoehn, yahr scale, Investigation, Treatment
  • Parkinsonism
GIT, Liver And Kidney - 
NEET has started asking the concepts especially on syndromes; Analysing the recent trends on NEET examination the following topics are must have:
  • Acid Base Balance, 
  • Buffer System Of The Body
  • Appendicitis & its Clinical Stages
  • CONN'S SYNDROME
  • DUBIN  JOHNSON SYNDROME
  • Helicobacter Pylori Infection
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A Virus (HAV)
  • NEPHROTIC SYNDROME
  • Renal Calculi
  • Chronic renal failure
  • Renal Failure
  • Urinary Tract Infection, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis

Hematology And Endocrinology - 

Hematology and endocrinology form the most important systems in the general medicine a lot of questions are asked from this section.
  • Anaemia
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Chronic or Late Onset Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Clinical presentation of Diabetes mellitus
  • Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC), Diagnosis, Signs and Symptoms
  • Haemophilia 
  • Hyperparathyroidism(ALSO RICKETS)
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Chronic Leukemia
  • Miscellaneous Blood Disorder
  • Pheochromocytomas
  • Thalassemia
  • Tumor Lysis Syndrome

Medicine Part 2

Respiratory System- 
Important topics to read in Respiratory system are:
  • Bronchial Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Obstructive and Restrictive Disease
  • Pneumonia - Description, Types and Pathology, Treatment, Complication and Prevention, Types, Signs and Symptoms
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Tuberculosis - Diagnosis, Tuberculin test, Management, Symptoms, pathogenesis, Types
Cardiovascular system - 
CVS can be done parallel with pharmacology. The following topics are the important ones from CVS:
  • CPR
  • Heart Failure - Classification, Investigations
  • Heart Sound Abnormality - Jugular Venous Pressure, Radial Pulse
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Ischemic Heart disease - Angina and MI
  • Myocardial Infarction - Clinical manifestations, Pain
  • Valvular disease - Aortic Valve Disease, Mitral Valve Disease, Rheumatic Heart Disease, Tricuspid Valve Disease

Medicine - Image based and case-based questions

The images are provided in order to check your understanding. These questions might seem tricky and may even demand a detailed analysis. Yet these will turn out to be extremely beneficial. The tighter your grip over such image-based, visually answered questions, the higher are the chances of your success. 

Medicine - Full syllabus test

This test renders you the opportunity to revise the whole syllabus thoroughly, in order to make sure that you revise all the previous tests thoroughly with their solutions. This test gives you good amount of repeats from previous 3 tests (Just like you get good amount of repeats in your NEET and AIIMS exams too).

 

Wish you all the best in your preparation!

Dr Shivam Bharadwaj,
MERITERS MDSPrep Team.

Updated Sep 16, 2020.