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NEET PG 2024: High-Yield Topics for Pediatrics

High-Yield Topics for Pediatrics

High-Yield Topics for Pediatrics : To help make your NEET PG preparations more fruitful, Career Media has come up with a list of high-yield topics for Pediatrics

Type of Questions asked in NEET PG ?

Based on the latest exam pattern, the following are the primary types of questions that you can expect in the upcoming exam:

1. Single best answer

  • Case-based
  • Fact-based 
  • Concept-based
  • Numerical/Value-based

2. Image-based questions

3. True or false type questions

High-Yield Topics for Pediatrics

General Pediatrics

  • Growth 
  • Interpret the anthropometric parameters
  • Short stature 
  • Dentition 
  • Development 
  • Important developmental milestones
  • Developmental implications of these milestones
  • Nutrition & Malnutrition 
  • Comparison between breast milk and cow’s milk
  • Micronutrients and signs of their deficiency
  • SAM – Definition, complications
  • Kwashiorkor and Marasmus
  • Fluids & Electrolytes 
  • IVF Maintenance 
  • Management of shock in children
  • Composition of various IV Fluids
  • Electrolyte abnormalities
  • Genetics
  • Examples of inheritance patterns 
  • Down syndrome
  • Turner syndrome 
  • Fragile X syndrome 
  • Marfan syndrome 
  • William syndrome
  • Inborn Errors of Metabolism
  • Glycogen Storage Diseases- Von Gierke disease, Cory disease, Pompe disease, Mc Ardle disease 
  • Galactosemia 
  • HFI
  • Amino Acid Disorders 
  • Vasculitic Disorder 
  • Kawasaki disease 
  • Henoch Schonlein purpura
  • Juvenile Dermatomyositis 
  • Infectious Diseases 
  • Fever with Rash diseases- Varicella, Measles, HFMD, rubella
  • Covid
  • TB
  • Congenital infections
  • HIV in children
  • Immunization 
  • Latest national immunization schedule 
  • Vaccines recommended by IAP
  • Vaccines recommended for adolescents 
  • Vaccines recommended for travel 
  • Vaccination in special situations (unimmunized child or partially immunized child)
  • Open vial policy

Neonatology 

  • Characteristics of a normal term neonate and preterm neonate
  • NRP – BMV
  • Kangaroo Mother Care- Components, benefits
  • Apgar Score & Silverman Score
  • RDS (Respiratory Distress Syndrome)
  • Neonatal sepsis
  • Neonatal jaundice 
  • NEC

Systemic Pediatrics 

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Fetal Circulation 
  • Chest X-Ray findings in congenital heart diseases
  • Case scenarios relating to diseases like coarctation of the aorta 
  • Tetralogy of Fallot – 4 components, auscultation findings, chest X-ray findings, shunt surgery, management of cyanotic spells 
  • RHD – Diagnostic criteria, Secondary prophylaxis of RHD
  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology 
  • Chronic Hemolytic Anemia
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Iron deficiency Anemia 
  • Bleeding disorders – ITP, Wiskott Aldrich Syndrome
  • Hemophilia
  • Acute Leukemia
  • LCH
  • Retinoblastoma
  • CNS Tumors
  • Wilms Tumor 
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology 
  • EA + TEF
  • CHPS
  • Intussusception 
  • Celiac Disease 
  • Diarrhea (Acute & Persistent)
  • Pediatric Respiratory Disorder
  • Croup
  • Most common organisms responsible for various respiratory disorders
  • IMNCI guidelines for acute respiratory infection in children 
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Bronchial Asthma 
  • Foreign Body Aspiration 
  • Pediatric Nephrology 
  • Nephrotic Syndrome & Nephritic Syndrome 
  • Acute Kidney Injuries 
  • Staging of CKD
  • Tubular disorder 
  • Calculation on GFR
  • Congenital Anomalies
  • VUReflux
  • Pediatric Neurology 
  • Neural Tube Defects & other congenital malformations
  • Hydrocephalus & its causes 
  • Raised ICT – Management & Clinical features
  • Meningitis 
  • Febrile seizures
  • Epilepsy syndromes 
  • Neurocutaneous disorders
  • Brain Death
  • Pediatric Endocrinology 
  • Congenital hypothyroidism
  • CAH
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • DMD 
  • Rickets & Scurvy 
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta 
  • Achondroplasia

Miscellaneous 

  • Childhood Poisoning 
  • Under 5 & Neonatal Mortality – Causes 
  • Effects of various maternal drugs 

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