Note the similarities and differences between AIIMS PG MCQs:
It is not uncommon to find two MCQs that are strikingly similar but gives different answers. It is recommended that you go back to the previous question and look at the differences. Although it is improbable that this questions are repeated, you still have an advantage. The leverage is of improving ‘flexible thinking’. This method of learning helps to you think flexibly about e.g. a new questions in AIIMS PG exam.
Examples of questions that should be asked during your AIIMS May 2016 preparation are:
Why was this question asked in the previous AIIMS PG paper?
What are other similar questions possible from this topic?
How is this MCQ similar to the previous one from another chapter?
Have a list of AIIMS PG relevant major concepts:
During your groundwork for exam it is good to have notebooks for specific functions to help your AIIMS PG May 2016 final revision. One such notebook should be dedicated to blotter the key concepts relevant for AIIMS PG exam. The key concepts should be recorded in not more than 3 sentences.
When to revise such key concepts for AIIMS PG May 2016?
In the concluding 3 months of preparation revision and new learning for an exam like AIIMs PG should go hand in hand. The best time to read your notes is ‘any free time’. This could be between clinics, 10 minutes after each learning session etc. In the final 10-days there should be more dedicated time to read such concepts. Each key concept could earn you flexible thinking for your exam success.
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There are 24 AIPGMEE MCQs, 17 AIIMS and 17 DNB CET MCQs for you to revise today with the keyword ‘Rheumatic fever’ on Platinum access.
We recommend that you be thorough with the G2M HYTs due to their high probability of repeats. Read the explanations well because you may find new questions from those areas in your AIIMS PG and AIPGMEE exams. Answer the MCQs below and see the popular answers. Don’t forget to check the correct answers and explanations.
ALL of the following are TRUE about rheumatic fever, EXCEPT:
Affects children between 5-15 years
Arthritis is migratory type
Arthritis is polyarticular
Arthritis stays for more than 6 months
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Ans. D, Arthritis stays for more than 6 months
Arthritis in rheumatic fever is migratory and polyarticular. When left untreated inflammation of an individual joint resolves spontaneously over days, but the polyarthritis persists for 1–4 weeks. It usually affects the larger joints, especially knees, ankles, wrists and elbows, and less commonly involves the smaller joints of the hands and feet.
The arthritis of ARF responds dramatically to salicylates. This response is so characteristic that the lack of response to salicylate therapy within 48 hours should prompt the clinician to doubt the diagnosis of ARF and to consider other possibilities.
Which among the following is NOT a major component of modified Jones criteria?
Positive rapid antigen test
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Ans. D, Positive rapid antigen test
Modified Jones criteria for diagnosis of Acute Rheumatic fever:
Elevated acute phase reactant (C-reactive protein or erythrocyte sedimentation rate)
Prolonged PR interval on electrocardiogram
Supporting evidence of antecedent group A streptococcal infection
Positive throat culture or rapid antigen test
Elevated or rising streptococcal antibody titer
Which among the following is the least common finding in rheumatic carditis?
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Ans. D, Pericarditis
Pericarditis is the least common finding in rheumatic carditis. It usually manifests as a pericardial effusion or friction rub.
Carditis occurs in approximately 50–60% of ARF. Endocarditis leading to mitral or aortic valvulitis (or both) is most characteristic and occurs most frequently. Tricuspid and pulmonary valves are rarely affected. Myocarditis manifests as tachycardia that is disproportionate to the degree of fever and is persistent even in sleep.
The references for the above questions were from the following:
Q1) Darst JR, Collins KK, Miyamoto SD. Cardiovascular Diseases. In: Hay WW, Jr., Levin MJ, Deterding RR, Abzug MJ. eds. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Pediatrics, 22e.
Q2) Woods RP, Seamon J. Chapter 21. Arthritis & Back Pain. In: Stone C, Humphries RL. eds.CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Emergency Medicine, 7e.
Q3) Jaggi P, Shulman ST. Chapter 52. Rheumatic Fever. In: Imboden JB, Hellmann DB, Stone JH. eds. CURRENT Rheumatology Diagnosis & Treatment, 3e.
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How to use platinum access to cover High Yielding Topic (H-Y-T) 068: Rheumatic fever?
You can create a ‘MY TOPIC‘ in the study panel and name it ‘Rheumatic fever AIPG’ or ‘Rheumatic fever AIIMS’. Use keyword search to create a HYT. Search for ‘Rheumatic fever’ and click create test. This will be saved a HYT for your future revision too. Get platinum access instant subscribe.
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Step 1: On study panel click on My Topics (My Tests).
Step 2: Click Create New
Step 3: Give Test Name ‘Rheumatic fever AIPG’. Type under keyword filter ‘Rheumatic fever’. You have 24 questions today on Rheumatic fever for AIPGMEE alone. Do the same for AIIMS and DNB later.
Note: Keyword is Rheumatic fever
Step 4: Generate Exam will save your topic for future.
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