How to Master High Cognitive Level MCQs prior to NEET PG 2018?
HYT 026 – Stroke
There are 39 NEETPG MCQs, 40 AIIMS and 38 DNB CET MCQs for you to revise today with the keyword ‘Stroke‘ on Platinum access.
MCQs related to stroke both infarction and haemorrhage are very important for DNB, AIIMS and NEETPG. A number of syndromes from this area need to be memorised by their salient features. Good anatomical understanding of blood supply of the brain helps to answer many questions.
How to attempt high-cognitive level MCQs for medical PG entrance exam (NEET PG 2018) success?
NEET PG 2018 exams are coming. You may be preparing for that. It is important that you know about 2 broad types of MCQs that needs different preparation.
a) Lower-level cognitive Medical MCQs
Most MCQs are written to assess lower-level cognitive skills – basic comprehension and recall or recognition. These MCQs assess only your ability to understand the question and remember the answer. It may also assess your recognition of an image or an ECG.
Which one of the following is the drug of choice for eclampsia?
|B. Magnesium sulphate|
|C. Beta blockers|
b) High-level cognitive Medical MCQs
10-20% of the crucial MCQs in all exams are higher level cognitive MCQs. These MCQs assess comprehension, application and analysis along with your ability to recall and recognise. These questions are usually clinical scenarios and vignettes.
A 36-year-old non-diabetic patient presented initially to the dermatologist with multiple hemorrhagic blisters over the hands, feet, trunk and face. Over the next decade, she presented with a confusing clinical picture with multisystem involvement. Laboratory evaluation showed antinuclear antibody-negative nephrotic syndrome. The kidney biopsy showed deposits that were potassium permanganate resistant. The congo red stained biopsy is given below. What is the most likely diagnosis?
|A. AA Amyloidosis|
|B. AL Amyloidosis|
|D. Collapsing glomerulopathy|
The following aspects are important to look for in a clinical vignette:
(Patient Scenario)(Signs and Symptoms)(Additional information for differential diagnosis)(abnormal findings)(medication)(lab results)(absence, presence)(enzymes, hormones)(injury and location)(time relation)(organisms, agents)(interventions)(expected outcome)(history of past illnesses)
This list is not exclusive. There are more than 22000 High-Cognitive MCQs on Platinum Access. It is important to practice them for you AIIMS November and NEET PG 2018. If you do not have platinum access yet, join over 1000 candidates by subscribing here. Get instant platinum access here.
USE KEYWORD ‘year old‘ to access most of H-C-MCQs.
Answer the MCQs below and see the popular answers. Don’t forget to check the correct answers and explanations.
The references for the above questions were from the following:
Q1) Smith WS, Johnston S, Hemphill J, III. Cerebrovascular Diseases. In: Kasper D, Fauci A, Hauser S, Longo D, Jameson J, Loscalzo J. eds. Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e.
Q2) Aminoff MJ, Greenberg DA, Simon RP. Stroke. In: Aminoff MJ, Greenberg DA, Simon RP. eds. Clinical Neurology, 9e.
Q3) Antoniello D. Cerebrovascular Disease. In: Williams BA, Chang A, Ahalt C, Chen H, Conant R, Landefeld C, Ritchie C, Yukawa M. eds. Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Geriatrics, Second Edition.
How to use platinum access to cover High Yielding Topic (H-Y-T) 026: Stroke?
You can create a ‘MY TOPIC‘ in the study panel and name it ‘Stroke AIPG’ or ‘Stroke AIIMS’. Use keyword search to create a HYT. Search for ‘Stroke’ and click create test. This will be saved a HYT for your future revision too. Get platinum access instant subscribe.
How to create HYTs on Study Panel for NEET PG, AIIMS PG and DNB exams?
Make sure you have selected AIIMS, NEET PG or DNB as package on Study Panel.
Step 1: On study panel click on My Topics (My Tests).
Step 2: Click Create New
Step 3: Give Test Name ‘Stroke AIPG’. Type under keyword filter ‘Stroke’. You have 39 questions today on Stroke for NEET PG alone. Do the same for AIIMS and DNB later.
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