DNB Pediatrics Theory question paper - June 2017

Old DNB theory question paper for final exam held by NBE in June 2017

PAPER 1

  1. A. Physiological function of Zinc in human body with special reference to immunity.
    B. Role of Zinc in treatment of pediatric diarrhea.
    C. Clinical features of acrodermatitis enteropathica. (5+2+3)
  2. A. Observational studies.
    B. Meta analysis.
    C. Assessing the validity of a diagnostic test. (3+4+3).
  3. A. Rota virus vaccines: dosage, schedule & side effects. 5
    B. Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance. 5
  4. A. Physiology of acid base homeostasis.
    B. Enumerate the causes of metabolic acidosis on the basis of anion gap. (6+4)
  5. A. Setting up of Special Care Newborn Unit in a district hospital.
    B. Tools used for developmental screening. (5+5)
  6. A. Strategies to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV infection. 5
    B. Capsule based Nucleic Acid Amplification test (Gene Xpert) for tuberculosis. 5
  7. A. Draw a diagrammatic representation of the coagulation cascade. 5
    B. What is the etiopathogenesis of Vitamin K deficiency in infancy? 5
  8. A. Surfactant replacement therapy. 5
    B. Iron chelation therapy. 5 Indications, mode of action and side effects of intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG) in pediatric practice. (4+4+2)
  9. A. Circulation of CSF.
    B. Enumerate various causes of hydrocephalus in children. (5+5)

PAPER 2

  1. A. Differential diagnosis of respiratory distress in a 6 hour old newborn infant.
    B. Pathophysiology and recent advances in the management of Respiratory Distress. Syndrome. (4+(3+3)
  2. A. Treatment modalities for retinopathy of prematurity.
    B. Human milk banking: Criteria for donors, collection & storage.
    C. Developmental dysplasia of the hip: Diagnosis. (4+3+3)
  3. A. Complications of pediatric obesity. 5
    B. Management of severe acute malnutrition. 5
  4. A. Define and enumerate causes of Global Developmental Delay. 5
    B. Outline the investigative approach of Global Developmental Delay. 5
  5. A. Causes of recurrent hematuria. 5
    B. Management of steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome. 5
  6. A. Transfusion associated hepatitis – Diagnosis & management.
    B. Management of worm infestation in children. (6+4)
  7. A. Utility of immunophenotyping in the diagnosis of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia(ALL) in children.
    B. Outline management of ALL in children. (5+5)
  8. A. Indications of growth hormone therapy in Pediatrics. 6
    B. Breath Holding Spells 4
  9. A. Adolescent vaccination. 5
    B. Approach to common psychological problems of adolescents. 5
  10. A. Steps in management of status epilepticus in children.
    B. Current status of newer antiepileptic drugs. (6+4)

PAPER 3

  1. Clinical features, diagnostic tests and management of severe malaria in children. (3+3+4)
  2. A. Management of Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) in children. 5
    B. Treatment of childhood autism. 5
  3. A. Congenital cataract - Diagnosis & management. 5
    B. Treatment of acute otitis media. 5
  4. Pathophysiology, causes, clinical features and management of acute renal failure in children. (3+3+2+2)
  5. A. Assessment and management of a child with suspected poisoning. 5
    B. Management of congenital adrenal hyperplasia. 5
  6. Outline pain pathway. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic methods of pain relief in children. 3+(4+3)
  7. A. Measures to reduce intracranial tension. 4
    B. Management of scabies in children. 6
  8. A. Factor replacement therapy in Hemophilia. 5
    B. Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome. 5
  9. A. Aerosol therapy for respiratory disorders. 5
    B. Current guidelines for management of H1N1 infection. 5
  10. A. Treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease. 5
    B. Causes of cardiomyopathy in children. 5
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