Tuesday, May 1, 2012




1.Draw a labeled diagram of anatomy of brachial plexus. What is the technique
of supraclavicular approach of brachial plexus block.

2.Draw Oxygen dissociation curve and enumerate factors affecting it.

3.Enumerate oxygen delivery devices. Describe Venturi principle

4.Define MAC (Minimum Alveolar Concentration) and its different levels.
  Enumerate various factors affecting MAC value.

5. Outline the principles of Pulse Oximetry, enumerate its pitfalls and solutions
 with brief note on Masimo’s technology

6.Short notes on the following drugs
 a) Propofol
 b) Ropivacaine

7.Define volume of distribution? What is its clinical significance? Give one

8.What is the nerve supply of to the cricothyroid muscle? Enumerate the sensory
    innervation of larynx? Draw labeled outline diagram of vocal cord position in
   unilateral and bilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy
9.Give classification of Mapleson’s breathing circuits. Describe Bain’s Coxial
   system in detail including its functional analysis.
10.Describe the anatomical differences between adult and infant airway.  Write brief on Upper Lip bite test and its relevance to Airway assessment?


1.Define autologous blood transfusion. Enumerate various methods. Describe
intra-operative blood conservation.

2.Enumerate the methods to relieve post operative pain in an adult patient who
has undergone right upper lobe lobectomy. Give details of thoracic epidural

3.Anaesthetic considerations in MRI

4.Describe outline of – Difficult Airway Algorithm.

5.Discuss causes, clinical features, EKG changes and management of

6.Discuss pre-anaesthetic assessment and preparation of patient scheduled for
laparoscopic adrenalectomy

7Discuss the differentials and management of postoperative oxygen
desaturation in postanaesthesia care unit

8.Write short note on “World Anaesthesia Day”

9.Write short note on Anaesthetic considerations for globe (Eye) perforation.

10.Enumerate post operative  complication of thyroid surgery. Write note on managementof thyroid storm.
Curriculum MD (Anaesthesia)


1.A 50yr old male patient with history of well controlled hypertension with
 breathlessness on moderate exertion and inferior wall infarction 4 months
back is posted for emergency Laparotomy. Outline pre-anaesthetic
evaluation, risk stratification, preparation and anaesthetic management.

2.What is renal replacement therapy? What are the techniques used?

3.Outline anaesthetic goals with respect to heart rate, rhythm, pre-load, after
   load for a patient with severe mitral stenosis posted for open cholecystectomy
  and describe  achievement of these goals during induction.

4.Describe Low flow anaesthesia – advantages, problems & limitations.

5.Describe Continuous Spinal Epidural Analgesia (CSEA) under the following
 headings:- equipment needed, position of patient, technique, volume and
doses of local anaesthetic agents used, additives and complications.

6.Enumerate methods of confirming correct posturing of Endotracheal Tube.
  Describe complications of malplaced ETT.

7.Tabulate the beneficial effects of cessation of smoking preoperatively with their
   time course. Enumerate pulmonary function tests in patient scheduled for

8.Enumerate perioperative complications of one lung anaesthesia. Outline the
    management intraoperative desaturation in a patient undergoing lobectomy.

9.Describe pre operative evaluation and preparation of an adult patient with burn neck contracture.

10.Define cerebral perfusion pressure. Describe briefly perioperative
 management of cerebral vasospasm following aneurismal leak.
Curriculum MD (Anaesthesia)


1.Define & outline technique of Percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy. Tabulate
 advantages and disadvantages as compared to traditional Tracheotomy.

2.Enumerate newer modes of mechanical ventilation. Tabulate differences
  between Volume preset and Pressure preset modes.

3.Describe briefly early goal directed therapy of sepsis. Describe role and
   current status of corticosteroids in sepsis management.

4.Describe resuscitation and anaesthetic management of patient who developed
  inversion of uterus after delivery and brought to emergency room in gasping

5.Define Intra- Cranial Pressure (ICP). Enumerate factors causing an increase in
 ICP and Enumerate ICP lowering drugs and non pharmacological measures to
reduce ICP in post traumatic head injury.

6. Define Cardioversion and Defibrillation. Enumerate indications for both.
  Tabulate differences between Biphasic and Monophasic defibrillation.

7.Describe early resuscitation of 25 years female, who developed second
   degree burns on face, front upper trunk, upper limbs and upper airway after
  suicidal attempt.

8.Describe briefly preanaesthetic evaluation, preparation, anaesthetic
    management of a middle aged male scheduled for lobectomy following
   carcinoma lung. Enumerate postoperative complications.

9. Enumerate different methods of blood conservation in patient under going
  bilateral total knee replacement surgery. Enumerate antifibrinolytic drugs and
 describe dosage schedule of one drug.

10.Discuss briefly role of PEEP with low tidal volume, Inverse Ratio Ventilation,
 Prone ventilation, Permissive hypercapnia and permissible hypoxemia in

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