Bleeding Disorders

Patho

Bleeding Disorders

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 131%

4 or 8 marks are up for grabs in this chapter.

 

Question Pattern

Very interesting Chapter to read and recollect.

And, this has overlap in Medicine also. So should be easy to score from.

Most of the questions are from the following areas:

  • Common Syndromes – Clinical Features, Lab findings
  • vWF
  • ITP – Overview
  • Transfusion reactions
  • Basics of Blood transfusion
  • Inheritance & Clinical Features of Coagulation disorders
  • Storage of blood products
  • Vacutainers

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Basics of Bedside Blood transfusion
  • Storage duration of Blood components
  • Universal Plasma Donor
  • Glanzmann thrombasthenia – Clincal features
  • Storage temperatures of blood components
  • Ig A deficiency and Blood transfusion
  • Prothrombin Time – Overview
  • Prolonged bleeding time is seen in
  • ADAMTS13 deficiency is associated with
  • Spontaneous bleeding in Thrombocytopenia
  • Test for Estrinsic pathway
  • von Willebrand factor – overview
  • inheritance pattern of hemophilia A
  • HUS – E.Coli strain
  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome – Clinical features
  • Complications of Blood transfusion – Clinical features
  • Bernard-Soulier disease
  • Chronic ITP – Overview ( Clinical Features, Lab findings )
  • Anticoagulants, Vacutainers and Color coding
  • Thrombin agonist that is not antagonised by heparin
  • Lab findings in common Hemostatic disorders

Suggested Revision

Revise the following areas – they are definitely high-yield:

  • TRALI
  • Platelet functional disorders
  • Hemophilia – overview ( Inheritance, Types )
  • Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome
  • Spleen & Platelets
  • Drug induced thrombocytopenia
  • Factor XIII deficiency

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