Community Medicine: Prep Manual for Undergraduates

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Author: Bhalwar
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 9788131243534
Language: English
Published: 2016
Publisher: Elsevier, India

This book is to empower UG students to prepare for examination (as a revision book). With retained comprehensiveness of the content and interesting presentation, the aim is to strengthen both the aspects.....

Community Medicine: Prep Manual for Undergraduates

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Authored by an eminent, highly qualified and greatly experienced teacher and examiner in the discipline, this book is to empower UG students to prepare for examination (as a revision book). With retained comprehensiveness of the content and interesting presentation, the aim is to strengthen both the aspects – (i) undergo the examination successfully and (ii) understand the basics of the subject.

Key Features

  • Covers complete MBBS syllabus of the subject through 29 chapters, dividing each chapter into 4 sections: 3–6 Long Questions, duly solved in a simple and lucid manner.
    7–10 Short Notes, duly answered.
    10–20 MCQs, with answers.
    7–10 Viva Questions with answers.
  • Addresses various aspects of practical examination, in the form of epidemiological exercises, biostatistical exercises, medico-social case taking procedure, and entomology.
  • Presents chapters on Epidemiology and Biostatistics in a very elaborate and simplified manner to enable students to understand the concepts well.

Table of Contents

1. Basic Concepts in Community Medicine
2. Determinants of Health and Disease
3. Indicators (Measures) of Health in a Population
4. State of Health in India and World
5. Sociology and Health Education in Community Medicine
6. Epidemiology
7. Biostatistics - Theory & MCQs
8. Water Supply and Excreta Disposal
9. Disposal of Wastes and Environmental Pollution
10. Climate, Housing and Health
11. Maternal Health and RCH Programme
12. Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health
13. Demography, Contraceptive Practices, Geriatrics, Genetics
14. Nutrition
15. General Principles of Epidemiology, Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases
16. Acute Diarrhoeal Diseases, Cholera and Food Poisoning
17. Enteric Fever, Poliomyelitis, Shigellosis and Viral Hepatitis (A & E)
18. Intestinal Protozoal and Helminthic Diseases
19. Acute Respiratory Infections of Childhood
20. Tuberculosis and Leprosy
21. Vector-Borne Diseases
22. STIs, HIV AIDS, Hepatitis B and C
23. Zoonoses and Contact Infections
24. Entomology
25. Noncommunicable Diseases
26. Organization of Health Care System in India
27. Public Health Administration in India
28. International Health and Disaster Management
29. Occupational Health