Sunday, July 27, 2014

CME Pediatric Endocrionology 2014

DIABETES AND ADOLESCENT ENDOCRINOLOGY

Date: 23rd and 24th AUGUST 2014
Venue: B. J.  Wadia Hospital for Children, Division of Pediatric Endocrinolog
The Auditorium, Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Parel Mumbai 400 012

Topics:
Optimising growth in short children during puberty , Bone health in adolescent :  Vitamin D ,
Calcium and beyond,  Thyroid disorders in adolescents , Approach to menstrual disorders - when to refer, PCOD – Role of Paediatricians, Obesity and metabolic syndrome,
Acne –Hirsuitism  and dermatological problems, Transfer of care – Young Person Clinic,
Hypogonadism treatment in adolescents
Diabetes  : Type 1 diabetes, pathogenesis and diagnosis,
Management of Type 1 diabetes all you should know about insulin and regimens,
Management of DKA, Home management of Type 1 diabetes –empowering child and parents,
Dietary management of Type 1 diabetes, Chronic complication of type 1 diabetes.
New born screening for congenital hypothyroidism – past, present and future

Pediatric cardiology mcq

1. What is the most common congenital heart defect with a left to right shunt causing congestive heart failure in the pediatric age group?
a. Atrial septal defect
b. Atrioventricular canal
c. Ventricular septal defect VSD
d. Patent ductus arteriosus
e. Aortopulmonary window
ANSWER:  C

2-All true regarding ASD Exept:
a. Atrial septal defect is the second most common congenital heart defect in children and adults.
b. Patients with atrial septal defects may have an embolic stroke as the initial presentation.
c. Most children with atrial septal defects are asymptomatic.
d. The most common yet least serious type of atrial septal defect is an ostium secundum defect.
e. The most common yet least serious type of atrial septal defect is ostium primum defect.
ANSWER:  E


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Statistical methods for OSCE exams

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Sunday, July 6, 2014

Malaria: Must for exams

Malaria is one of the most important topics for pediatric post graduate exams, I personally feel it to be amongst the top ten topics one should be ready with, before MD and DNB exams. Here is the detail presentation on overview, diagnosis and treatment of malaria in children including recent updates by DNB Resident Dr Abhay Pota.
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