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Book Guide for 4th year

Here is a list of books which most of the students use in 4th year. Every individual has his/her own preferences. They can adjust accordingly.

Pathology:
  • Medium Robbins (as a text book it is enough, dont go for big as a text book as it is difficult to memorize in the end)
  • Few topics r to be done from big which r: Bladder cancers
                      Classification of Tumours esp CNS
                      Breast and Bone tumours (if u want to do, not necessary)
  • Pathoma- listen to its lectures, you'll get a good concept of things and take its book for revision. It's a mini book which is helpful during vivas also. It helps in Mcqs as well. 
  • Some students used mini robbins for tests and revision, i dont have much idea about that.
  • Shehzad is used to consult some topics but for written only. Topics which we did were graph of cardiac enzymes, lung abcess, diference between types of meningitis.
  • Attend Dr. Shahida's lectures and note extra points.

Ophthalmology
  • Saleem Akhtar: most of us used this. It is enough for viva and written.
  • Jatoi: Few topics are to be done from here like d/d of red eye, painful and painless vision loss. I did pterygium, squint, gonioscopy and diabetic retinopathy frm here. 
  • Jogi: its a book which was used only for mcqs, few students must have used it as a text book. No idea about tht.
  • Attend Professors' lectures, extra points are added in your lectures.
Better make a combo of saleem akhtar and jatoi. or jogi and jatoi. 

ENT:
  • Dhingra the one and only
  • Sir Azhar notes which he teaches u during lectures plus past notes available on photocopy shop
  • Sir Paal Notes available on photocopy shop
Community Medicine:
  • J.E Park (for good students :P)
  • Naveed Alam (for most of the students :P)
  • Sir Arif's Nutrient Notes
  • Dr. Saira's biostat lectures which she teaches in class
Every month module is taken, better prepare that topic from book cos in prof you have to study text book. We prepared our modules from log book but ultimately in prof we had to study from text book. In viva for few topics i had to consult log book else book was more than enough.

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