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Chapter-01 History of Medicine by Jain Vivek (2016) Edition : 8/e

This chapter presents a glimpse into history of medicine and divided into three parts i.e. theory, multiple choice questions (MCQs) and explanations. Theory and MCQs arranged section-wise for more comprehensive understanding of topics. In theory, important previous years MCQs highlighted (asQ) and must-know facts given separately in this chapter. Primitive m... [More]

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Chapter-01 Introduction by Prabhakara GN (2016) Edition : 2/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12716_2      

This chapter is on introduction synopsis, dissertation and research to postgraduate students. Postgraduate course is a platform for learning, understanding and interacting with surrogates, with peers and with subordinates for an effective gain in knowledge in his/her specialty. The steps in the course give arena for an effective preplanning followed by plann... [More]

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Chapter-01 Introduction to Sociology by Bid Dibyendunarayan, A Thangamani Ramalingam (2016) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12647_2      

Auguste Comte, a French philosopher coined the term sociology in 1839. It is the study of man’s behavior in groups or of the interaction among human beings, of social relationships and of the processes by which human group activity takes place. The scope of sociology is very wide. It is a general science, but it is also a special science. As a matter of fact... [More]

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Chapter-01 Noncommunicable Diseases: Health Burden, Economic Impact and Strategic Priorities by Narain Jai Prakash, Dikid Tanzin, Kumar Rajesh (2016) Edition : 1/e

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of mortality in the world, contributing to an estimated 38 million deaths annually which is nearly two-third of all deaths. The NCDs comprise mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. NCDs are attributed to four common and shared behavioral risk factors, tobacco ... [More]

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The sociodemographic changes in human societies around the world have changed the health scenario. Life expectancy has increased, while burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) is on the rise. Large health inequalities exist between and within the countries. Social environments are the primary determinants that drive these inequalities. Major health determi... [More]

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Chapter-02 Concepts of Health and Disease by Jain Vivek (2016) Edition : 8/e

Concepts of health and disease are discussed in this chapter. This chapter is divided into three parts i.e. theory, multiple choice questions (MCQs) and explanations. Theory and MCQs arranged section-wise for more comprehensive understanding of topics. In theory, important previous years MCQs highlighted (asQ) and must-know facts given separately in this cha... [More]

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Chapter-02 Routine for a New Postgraduate by Prabhakara GN (2016) Edition : 2/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12716_3      

This chapter discusses about the routine for a new postgraduate. Outpatient duties, ward duties, undergraduate tutorials, when assigned, clinical teaching to undergraduates in small batch, grand round discussion with faculty, OT major–duty, OT minor–duty, night duties, joining all clinics including undergraduate, attending to routine investigation of patient... [More]

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Chapter-02 Social Factors in Health and Disease by Bid Dibyendunarayan, A Thangamani Ramalingam (2016) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12647_3      

This chapter talks about the social factors, which influence health and disease. Sociological approaches to health and health care have a long history. It is known as ‘medical sociology’ for many years, but now it is known as ‘the sociology of health and illness’. Currently there is considerable research in medical sociology on the precise effects of a range... [More]

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The global burden of NCDs, mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes and chronic lung diseases, is one of the major challenges for development in the 21st century. Over the last two decades, the burden of NCDs has declined in many developed countries but rapid unplanned urbanization, demographic aging, and the globalization of unhealthy lifestyles su... [More]

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Chapter-03 Epidemiology and Vaccines by Jain Vivek (2016) Edition : 8/e

This chapter discusses on epidemiology and vaccines. This chapter is divided into three parts i.e. theory, multiple choice questions (MCQs) and explanations. Theory and MCQs arranged section-wise for more comprehensive understanding of topics. In theory, important previous years MCQs highlighted (asQ) and must-know facts given separately in this chapter. Def... [More]