Resp. & TB – Theory Questions of DNB

20 September 2012, 15:00

Dr. Tushar Maniar


Resp  & TB DNB Theory Questions

Resp & TB DNB Theory Questions









These are Questions on Resp. Topics and TB asked in DNB Theory Exams. They are arranged topic wise. till 2011
1 SN laboratory evaluation of T Cell functions immunology 1996
2 SN pathogenesis and management of anaphylaxis immunology 1997
3 Enumerate the chemical mediators of allergic reactions and describe the important actions of histamine. immunology 2008
4 outline the functions of spleen. Describe the indications and complications of splenectomy & post operative management. immunology 2009
5 outline the stepwise approach for managing infants and young children < 5 years with chronic asthma immunology 2009
6 outline the apprpoach to management of a 2 month old infant having fever without focus. infectious diseases 2009
8 Approach to achild with suspected immune dysfunction imm 2006
9 SN – rifampicin therapy in children Tuberculosis 1995
10 SN preventive chemotherapy of childhood tuberculosis Tuberculosis 1996
11 SN pathogenesis of primary tuberculosis Tuberculosis 1996
12 SN prevetion and ealry detection of pulmonary tuberculosis Tuberculosis 1996
13 discuss the mechanism of atibiotics resistant with special focus on antitubercular drugs Tuberculosis 1997
14 SN short course chemotherapy for tuberculosis Tuberculosis 1998
15 SN MDR tuberculosis Tuberculosis 2001
16 SN diagnosis and management of child with resistant tuberculosis Tuberculosis 2002
17 Newer diagnostic modalities for tuberculosis Tuberculosis 2006
18 SN use of nebulizations in pediatric practice. respiratory system 1996
19 SN Course and prognosis of acute Bronchiolitis respiratory system 1998
20 Discuss briefly the D/D and management of a case of persistent pneumonia in a 3 month old infant. respiratory system 1999
21 Discuss in briefly the recent advances in the management of bronchial asthma respiratory system 1999
22 SN status asthmaticus management. respiratory system 2000
23 A 10 months old child has features of upper respiratory tract obstruction. Discuss the differential diagnosis and approach to diagnosis respiratory system 2001
24 SN clinical relevance of peak expiratory flow rate in children respiratory system 2001
25 SN management of acute bronchial asthma respiratory system 2001
26 SN status asthmaticus respiratory system 2001
27 Describe the pathogenesis of bronchial asthma.Give an outline for prevention and treatment of recurrent episodes. respiratory system 2002
28 Discuss the pathophysiology of asthma. Outline the role of investigations in bronchial asthma. respiratory system 2004
29 How will you define acute respiratory failure. Write common causes of acute respiratory failure in a 2 year old child. What are the various menthods of oxygen therapy in children. respiratory system 2004
30 List the causes of stridor in children . How will you diagnose and manage a case of stridor. respiratory system 2004
31 Classify astham in children. Outline the managemnt of asthma and approach to a case of status asthamaticus. respiratory system 2005
32 Clinical evaluation and management of a child with striodor respiratory system 2006
33 Pathophysiolgy and management of asthma in children respiratory system 2006
34 pathophysiology and clinical features of cystic fibrosis respiratory system 2006
35 Tracheo oesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia respiratory system 2006
36 Discuss briefly etiolgy, clinical presentation diagnosis and treatment of bronchiectasis in children. respiratory system 2007
37 Discuss the pathogenesis of CCF and the role of vasodialators in its management respiratory system 2007
38 Management of a 3 year old child with recurrent attacks of wheezing respiratory system 2007
39 List conditions predisposing childen to aspiration lung injury. Mention clinical features and principles of mangemen tof chronic aspiration. Conditions predisposing children to aspiration lung injury. respiratory system 2005
40 Define interstitial lung disease. Enlist pediatric ILDs. Write brief description of lymphocytic interstial pneumonitis. Outline the treatment options for ILD in children. respiratory system 2008
41 Detail the causes for localized emphysema of the lung. Describe the presentation and management of congenital lobar emphysema. respiratory system 2008
42 Discuss the D/D and management of a 3 year old child with a history of cough and cold, presenting with onset of noisy breathing, barking cough, hoarse voice and respiratory distress. respiratory system 2008
43 outline the pulmonary function testing in children with emphasis on performance and interpretation of spirometry. respiratory system 2008
44 Discuss the lung function abnormalities in severe asthma. What is the role of lung function evaluation in management of asthma in children? resp Dec.10 6+4
45 Describe location, structure & function of cilia in respiratory tract. Discuss the clinical presentation & management of primary ciliary dyskinesis? resp Dec.11 3+7
46 A 3 years old child having fever for 2 days suddenly develops breathlessness, tachycardia & sweating. Describe the differential diagnosis of this case & its treatment. resp Dec.2009 5+5
47 Describe the pathophysiology, aetiology & management of acute respiratory distress syndrome. Resp Dec.2009 3+3+4
48 Describe the etiology, stages of evolution, clinical manifestations, diagnostic investigations & management of empyema thoracis. Resp June.11 1+2+2+2+3
49 Define ventilation /perfusion ratio. Outline Va/Q changes in:- (a) Pneumonia (b) Obstructive lung disease (c) ARDS, & (d) Pulmonary thromboembolism. Resp June.11 2+2+2+2+2
50 Discuss categorization of chronic childhood asthma. Discuss step-wise management of chronic asthma in children. Asthma Dec.11
51 How do you grade the severity of childhood asthma? Describe its stepwise treatment according to the severity. Compare & contrast oral therapy to inhaled therapy for asthma. asthma Dec.2009 3+3+4
52 Enlist the drugs used for management of chronic asthma. Explain the pharmacological basis of their use. asthma June.10 3+7
53 Define acute bronchiolitis. Describe its etiopathogenesis & characteristic features. Outline the essential steps in management of bronchiolitis. bronchiolitis Dec.10 2+2+2+4
54 Enumerate the common causes of pyrexia of unknown origin in a 5 year old child. Discuss diagnostic approach to fever with rash. PUO Dec.11 4+6
55 Discuss differential diagnosis & management of a child with recurrent pneumonia. Rasp Dec.11 4+6
56 Differential diagnosis & management of acute stridor in a 2 years old child. stridor June.10 3+7
57 (a) Describe the category based treatment in childhood T.B. (b) Describe the pros & cons of intermittent therapy for tuberculosis. (c) What are the components of DOTS strategy as defined by WHO? TB Dec.2009 4+4+2

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