Trauma

Surgery

Trauma

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 140%

1 or 2 questions might come.

And it’s all basic Bailey & Love anyway.

Question Pattern

This is a feel-good chapter. Makes you feel in control, say in Casualty.

You should have read the basics of this Chapter anyway.

High-yield areas include

  • GCS
  • Abdominal Trauma – Approach
  • Pneumothorax – Approach

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Persistent hypotension – approach
  • Revised Trauma Score
  • Balanced resuscitation
  • FAST examination
  • Damage control surgery
  • Blast injuries – Overview
  • Intercostal drainage
  • Trauma and Injury Severity Score
  • Tension pneumothorax – Features
  • AAST kidney Injury Scale
  • Rx of suspected cervical fracture
  • Features of Cranial fossa fracture
  • Triage – Overview
  • Best modality to assess the injury to the abdominal organs
  • Mangled Extremity Severity Score
  • Transport of Poly-trauma patient
  • Glasgow Coma Scale
  • Blunt Trauma Abdomen – Assessment
  • Cushing’s ulcers
  • Primary survey of a traumatized patient

Suggested Revision

Following are more areas to revise, to ensure max score:

  • Flail Chest – Overview
  • Abdominal Compartment Syndrome – Overview
  • Organs injury different Abdominal trauma
  • Response to surgical stress
  • Cardiac tamponade – Overview
  • Grading of Intra-abdominal Hypertension
  • Brainstem death – Definition
  • Rib fracture – Management
  • Classification of hemorrhagic shock
  • Blunt Trauma Abdomen – Overview
  • Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage – Indications, evaluation

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