Nov 01, 2018
PSM is an important part of Medical PG Entrance exams. Most aspirants find it boring and a vast subject. In order to simplify your preparations, we approached the famous faculty of PSM, Dr. Vivek Jain to cast some light on the key topics in PSM which will be useful for upcoming PGMEE examinations. The table below comprises of the list of topics from NEET/NBE and AIIMS point of view. The comprehensive list prepared by Dr. Vivek Jain must be prepared and revised thoroughly.
|NEET/ NBE pattern||AIIMS|
|Epidemiology||Cohort-RR, Advantages/ Disadvantages Case control-OR, Adv/ Disdv RCT Clinical trials||Retrospective/ Mixed cohort Nested case control RCT Meta-analysis Evidence Based medicine|
|History of medicine||Theories of disease causation Names of Scientists Names of epidemiologists||-|
|Health & Disease||PQLI/ HDI Levels of prevention ICD-10 Types of epidemics||HPI/ Multidimensional poverty|
|Vaccines & Cold chain||Types of vaccines National schedule Contraindications Cold chain||AEFIs|
|Screening of disease||Sensitivity/ Specificity Names of Screening tests Names of diagnostic tests||Validity/ Reliability Likelihood ratio ROC curve Bayes’ theorem|
|Communicable diseases||Measles, Rubella, Influenza, TB Typhoid, Cholera, ORS Hepatitis A/ E HIV Malaria/ Dengue Rickettsial diseases||TB, H1N1 Cholera epidemic Hepatitis B STDs/ HIV Malaria/ Dengue|
|Non-communicable diseases||Blindness Obesity Cancers||Blindness|
|National health programs & policies & legislation||RNTCP, NVBDCP, NLEP, NACP MTP||NHM, NRHM, RNTCP, NVBDCP, NLEP, NACP, NPCDCS RBSY NREGA, MTP, PNDT|
|Social sciences||Definitions SES scale - Kuppuswami||Theories of diseases (Sociology)|
|Health economics||Definitions – GDP, NNP, GNI||Values – GDP Growth, Health Expenditure|
|Demography||Definitions & values Formulae Census Family Indicators||Data collection systems Definitions|
|Contraception||Methods in RCH program Pearl index Composition, Adv/Disadv||Newer Methods|
|Preventive Obstetrics, Paediatrics||Values RCH program components Pneumonia control School health, IQ level ICDS||RCH program components JSSK School health|
|Nutrition||RDA of nutrients, References man/ woman Vitamin deficiencies Mid-day meal program||Uncommon nutrient deficiencies|
|Environment||Values Water-Chlorination, Quality Air-Quality Entomology- Vectors||Water- Chlorination, Quality Air- Quality Waste Disposal Entomology- Vectors, Control|
|Health communication||Didactic/ Socratic methods Definition of methods||Health propaganda|
|Health care system||Health centres Health workers Primary health care- Definition||Primary health care- Definition, Elements, Principles|
|Health planning & management||H. committees H. management techniques||Universal health coverage|
|International health||International health regulations WHO, UNICEF||Bioterrorism agents International surveillance|
|Biomedical waste management||Wastes segregation, disposal||Newer Methods|
|Occupational health||Pneumoconioses Lead poisoning ESI/ Factory act||ESI act Occupational cancers|
|Genetics||ABO system Hardy Weinberg law||-|
|Mental heath||Epidemiology in India Suicide||Mental health care act|
|Biostatistics||Central tendency Dispersion Normal distribution Statistical graphs Variables Chi-square test/ Paired t-test||Central tendency Dispersion Normal/ skewed distribution Statistical graphs Scales Sampling- Methods/ Size Correlation/ Regression Statistical tests Statistical errors Confidence level/ intervals|
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