Curriculum | Bachelor of Physiotherapy | GENERAL MEDICINE | PAPER CODE – 03050301

Bachelor of Physiotherapy- III year

Paper Code – 03050301

GENERAL MEDICINE

 

TEACHING HOURS: 200 hrs

THEORY-120 hrs

Practical: 80 hrs 

THEORY: 80 MARKS

PRACTICAL:80 MARKS

TIME: 3Hrs.

 

Note: For Paper setters / Examiners

  • Paper setters required to set 8 Questions from the entire syllabus.
  • Question No. one will be compulsory which carries 15 marks (long essay).
  • Student will be required to attempt five more questions out of seven carrying thirteen marks each.

 

Course objective

The objective of this course is that after 200 hours of lectures, demonstrations, in addition to clinics the student will be able to demonstrate a general understanding of the diseases that therapists would encounter in their practice. They should have a brief idea of the etiology and pathology, what the patient’s symptoms and the resultant functional disability. This would help the candidates to understand the limitation imposed by the diseases on any therapy that may be prescribed.

 

S. No S No Topic Learning

 Objectives(At the end of the session the student should be able to)

         Teaching guidelines  Teaching Learning Activities Time
 

1

 

 

Outline of Infectious and Metabolic disorders Describe the etiology, classification, symptoms  & its management of infectious & metabolic disorders To cover

Tuberculosis, Tetanus, Typhoid fever, bacillary dysentery, amoebiasis, HIV Infection, AIDS, mumps, Measles& Nosocomial infection.

Metabolic & deficiency disease

Diabetes mellitus, Obesity, Vitamin deficiency disease.

Lecture discussion,

 

 

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

10 hrs
2 Diseases of Respiratory System

 

Describe the etiology, classification, symptoms  & its management of Diseases of Respiratory System

(Anatomy & Physiology aspects)

To cover

Asthma, Bronchitis, Collapse, Bronchiectasis, pneumonia, lung abscess, Empyema, Pleural effusion

COPD (Chronic bronchitis & Emphysema), Intercostal drainage tube

Lecture Discussion

 

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

12 hrs
3 Diseases of cardiovascular system

 

Describe the etiology, classification, symptoms  & its management of diseases of cardiovascular system

 

To cover

Hypertension, Congestive Heart Failure, rheumatic fever, infective endocarditis.

Pericarditis, Valaular heart diseases (mitral stenosis, mitral regurgitation, aortic stenosis, aortic regurgitation).

Congenial heart disease (Atrial Septal Defect, Ventricular Septal Defect, Patent Ductus Arteriosus, tetra logy of Failot), Eisenmenger syndrome.

Ischemic heart diseases.

Myocardial infarction.

Deep vein thrombosis & pulmonary embolism. 4. Hematology:

Lecture Discussion

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

12 hrs
4 Diseases of Hematological conditions

 

Describe the etiology, classification, symptoms  & its management of

Diseases of Hematological conditions

 

 

To cover,

·         Anemia (Iron deficiency anemia, Megalobiastic anemia, Hemolytic anemia & Aplastic anemic).

·         Thrombocytopenia (idiopathic thrombocytopenia, Purura).

·         Leukemia (Acute Lymphoid Leukemia, Chronic Hyeloid Leukemia, Chronic Lymphoid Leukemia, Acute Hyeloid Leukemia).

·         Hemophilia, lymphadenopathy &spenomegaly

Lecture Discussion

 

 

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

10  hrs
5 Diseases of Gastrointestinal System:

 

Describe the etiology, classification, symptoms  & its management of diseases of Gastrointestinal System:

 

 

To cover,

Peptic Ulcer, Hematemesis, dyspepsia, diarrhea, mal-absorption syndrome, Diseases of liver.

Jaundice, viral hepatitis, cirrhosis of liver, ascites. 6. Diseases of Kidney

Lecture

discussion

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

8  hrs
6 Diseases of Kidney

 

Describe the etiology, classification, symptoms  & its management of Diseases of Kidney To cover

Post streptococcal glomerulonephritis, Nephritic syndrome, urinary tract infection.

Urinary calculi, Chronic renal failure

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion 8  hrs
7 Diseases of Endocrine system

 

Describe the etiology, classification, symptoms  & its management of Diseases of Endocrine system To cover

Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Addison’s diseases, Cushing’s syndrome,

 

Lecture

Discussion

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

10 hrs
8 Dermatological condition

 

Describe the etiology, classification, symptoms  & its management of Dermatological condition

.

To cover

Structure and function of normal skin Primary and Secondary lesion Pediculosis.

·         Fungal infection: Dermatophytosis, Pitysiasis vesicular, Candidacies.

·         Bacterial infection of the skin: impetigo & boil.

·         Viral infections: Herpes.

·         Eczema, Dermatitis & allergies.

·         Acne, Alopecia, Vitiligo, leukoderma.

·         Psoriasis.

·         Leprosy.

·         Sexual Transmitted diseases & venereal Diseases- Syphilis, Gonorrhea, HIV.

Lecture

discussion

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

14 hrs
9 Psychiatric disorder Describe the  outline of psychiatric disorder

 

 

To cover:

Definition: sign & symptoms, types of mental disorders psychosomatic complication

 

 

Lecture discusion

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

10  hrs
10 Miscellaneous Disorders.

 

Describe the etiology, classification, symptoms  & its management of Miscellaneous Disorders:

 

 

To cover

Psychosis, schizophrenia, delusional disorders, acute and transient psychotic disorders.

·         Affective disorders: depression, disorders, mania, bipolar affective disorders.

·         Anxiety disorders: Agoraphobia, panic disorder, Generalized anxiety disorders.

·         Dissociative disorders: somatoform disorders, OCD.

·         Organic conditions- dementia, delirium, traumatic.

Lecture

discussion

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

12 hrs
11 Special therapies:

 

Describe the  outline of Special therapies:

 

 

To cover, Psychotherapy – psychoanalysis, narco, synerhesis, hypnosis, psychodrama.

Group therapy.

Shock therapy.

Lecture

discussion

Visit to IPD and OPD for case discussion

14  hrs

 

 

Practical-Teaching Hrs-80

Case Presentation-40

Viva Voce-40

 Reference Books:-

  1. Davidson principle and practice of medicine.
  2. Brain’s clinical neurology.
  3. Medicine & neurology by Golewala
  4. Surgery by Nanin
  5. Clinical methods of medicine by Hutchinson
  6. Skin problems by Dr JS Pasricha
  7. Psychiatry by Kaplans