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Non-Communicable Diseases Latest Guideline

A Training Module for Primary Health Care Physicians

Index

1. Non-communicable diseases as public health problem
2. Hypertension
3. Ischaemic heart disease
4. Stroke
5. Diabetes mellitus
6. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
7. Lung cancer
8. Breast cancer
9. Cervical cancer
10. Oral cancer
11. Non-Communicable Eye Diseases (NCEDs)
12. Renal Failure
13. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Learning unit 1. Non-communicable Diseases as Public Health

1.1 Risk accumulation
1.2 Success stories
1.3 Intervention for NCD prevention

Learning unit 2. Hypertension

2.1 General concept of hypertension
2.2 Pathogenesis of hypertension
2.3 History taking and major clinical feature
2.4 Measurement of blood pressure
2.5 Clinical types of hypertension
2.6 Complications of hypertension
2.7 Central nervous system
2.8 Investigations in a patient with hypertension
2.9 Treatment of a hypertensive patient
2.10 Lifestyle modification
2.11 Pharmacologic Treatment
2.12 Follow up and monitoring
2.13 Hypertension in special situation
2.14 Prevention strategy for hypertension

Learning unit 3. Ischaemic Heart Disease

3.1 General concept of ischaemic heart disease
3.2 Clinical manifestations and pathology of ischaemic heart disease
3.3 Pathogenesis of ischaemic heart disease
3.4 Risk factors for ischaemic heart disease
3.5 Clinical features
3.6 Investigations
3.7 Management of stable angina
3.8 Treatment of risk factors
3.9 Treatment Options
3.10 ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME

Learning unit 4. Stroke

4.1 General concept of stroke
4.2 Natural history of stroke
4.3 Transient Ischaemic Attacks (TIAs)
4.4 The Natural History of TIAs
4.5 Types of stroke
4.6 Epidemiology of stroke
4.7 Risk factors for stroke
4.8 Pathophysiology of stroke
4.9 Clinical features of stroke
4.10 Bedside diagnosis types of stroke
4.11 Investigations of a stroke patient
4.12 Complications of Stroke
4.13 Management of a stroke patient

Learning unit 5. Diabetes mellitus

5.1 Introduction
5.2 Classification of DM
5.3 Development of DM
5.4 Clinical presentation
5.5 Diagnosis of DM
5.6 Diagnostic approaches
5.7 Pre-diabetes
5.8 Complications of DM
5.9 Timing of screening for complications
5.10 Screening measures for specific complications
5.11 Treatment of complications
5.12 Referral
5.13 Treatment of DM
5.14 Follow up
5.15 Prevention of DM
5.16 High-risk group for type 2 DM
5.17 Screening for type 2 DM

Learning unit 6. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

6.1 Definition
6.2 Burden of COPD
6.3 Risk factors
6.4 Pathology
6.5 Clinical features
6.6 Differential diagnoses
6.7 Investigations
6.8 Management of COPD

Learning unit 7. Lung cancer

7.1 General concept on lung cancer
7.2 Epidemiology
7.3 Pathogenesis of lung cancer
7.4 Risk factors of lung cancers Smoking
7.5 Clinical features of patients with lung cancers
7.6 Symptoms related to metastasis:
7.7 Paraneoplastic symptoms
7.8 Physical signs
7.9 Diagnosis of lung cancer
7.10 PREVENTION
7.11 Special Investigations :
7.12 Intend to treatment may be
7.13 Treatment of lung cancer
7.14 Prognosis
7.15 Facilities available

Learning unit 8. Breast cancer

8.1 General concept on Breast cancer
8.2 Epidemiology
8.3 Risk factors of breast cancer
8.4 Signs and symptoms
8.5 Breast cancer screening for early detection
8.6 Screening methods
8.7 Presentation of breast cancer
8.8 Physical examination
8.9 Laboratory findings
8.10 Imaging for metastasis
8.11 Diagnostic test
8.12 Management of breast cancer
8.13 Facilities available

Learning unit 9. Cervical cancer

9.1 General concept on carcinoma cervix
9.2 Anatomy of the cervix
9.3 Epidemiology
9.4 Risk factors
9.5 Sign and Symptoms 9.6 Detection and diagnosis
9.7 Staging
9.8 PREVENTION OF CANCER CERVIX
9.10 Natural history of cervical cancer precursors
9.11 Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
9.12 Treatment

Learning unit 10. Oral cancer

10.1 General concept on oral cancer
10.2 Epidemiology
10.3 Risk factors for oral cancer
10.4 Pathology
10.5 Symptoms and signs
10.6 Diagnosis of oral cancer
10.7 Investigations:
10.8 Prevention of oral cancer
10.9 Oral cancer screening

Learning unit 11. Non-Communicable Eye Diseases (NCEDs)

11.1 Age related Cataract
11.2 Glaucoma
11.3 Diabetic Retinopathy
11.4 Childhood Blindness

Learning unit 12. Renal Failure

12.1 General concept on renal failure
12.2 Acute kidney injury (AKI)
12.3 Chronic Kidney disease (CKD)

Learning unit 13. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

13.1 Basic trauma care
13.2 Basic life support in emergency