How To Study Forensic Medicine for NEET 2018

How To Study Forensic Medicine for NEET 2018?

The syllabus of NEET PG 2018 is issued by Medical Council of India (MCI). NEET PG syllabus comprises of subjects areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by MCI and Government of India. For a better preparation, applicants must have knowledge of NEET PG 2018 syllabus and distribution of questions.


Forensic Medicine is among the easy short subjects and is practically all facts. The factual nature of this subject demands consistent revision for retention. Approximately 8-10 questions are always anticipated from Forensic Medicine thereby making it one of the easiest and high-yielding subjects.

NEET PG 2018 Syllabus and Marks Distribution for Forensic Medicine:

S. No

Subjects

NEET PG 2018 Topics to Cover

Marks

1 Forensic Medicine Injuries and wounds, Starvation, Poisoning, Psychotropic drugs, Mechanical Asphyxia, Postmortem changes, Death, Thermal death, Autopsy, Medical Jurisprudence, Sexual offences and Abortion and Asphyxiants. 10

Most Important Topics of Forensic Medicine are as follows:

  1. Legal Procedure
  • Inquest
  • Types of courts
  • Evidence
  • Oath
  • Dying Declaration Vs Dying Deposition
  • Witness
  • Conduct money, Subpoena- definition
  1. Medical Law and Ethics
  • MCI Function
  • Professional Misconduct/Infamous Conduct Vs Professional Negligence
  • Privileged Communication
  • Consent
  • Res Ipsa Loquitur
  • Euthanasia
  • Health Related Declarations of World Medical Council
  • Indian Penal Code (IPC)
  1. Identification
  • Age, Race, Sex Determination (Very Important)
  • Hair
  • Dactylography
  • Teeth
  • Poroscopy
  • Anthropometry
  1. Autopsy
  • Types of Autopsy
  • Techniques
  • Embalming
  • Preservation of Viscera in Poisoning
  • Artefact
  • Exhumation
  1. Thanatology
  • Suspended Animation
  • Signs of Death (Algor Mortis, Rigor Mortis, Changes In Eye, Post – Mortem, Hypostasis, Putrefaction, Adipocere, Mummification)
  • Criteria of Death
  • Entomology
  • Death Certificate
  • Brain stem death
  1. Injuries
  • Abrasion
  • Contusion
  • Laceration
  • Incised Wound
  • Stab Wound
  • Firearm Wounds
  • Thermal (Cold and Hot Injuries)
  • Range of Firearms
  • Types of Bullets
  • Bomb Explosion Injuries
  • Fabricated wound
  1. Burn Injuries
  • AM Vs PM Burn
  • Post Mortem Changes
  • Burn Classification
  • Electrocution
  • Lightening Injury
  1. Starvation
  2. Mechanical Asphyxia
  • Hanging
  • Strangulation
  • Throttling
  • Drowning
  1. Impotency, Sterility, ART, Legitimacy, Pregnancy, Delivery
  2. Abortion and Infanticide
  3. Sexual offence
  • Rape
  • Sodomy
  • Unnatural Sexual Offence
  • Punishment of Sexual Offence
  • Sexual Perversions
  1. Real Insanity Vs Feigned Insanity
  • Civil Responsibility and Criminal Responsibility
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  1. Blood Examination
  • Semen Examination
  1. Toxicology
  • General Toxicology
  1. Specific Toxicology
  • Organophosphate Poisoning
  • Corrosive Poisons
  • Metallic Poisons
  • Cardiac Poisons
  • Datura, Opium, Cannabis
  • Strychnine
  • Cyanide Poisoning
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Snake Poisoning
  • Agricultural Poisons
  • Alcohol
  • Alphos

Properly preparing the above listed topics will definitely assist you in answering majority of the questions from Forensic Medicine and boosting your score in NEET PG 2018.