DM NeurologyMaharastra University of Health science
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The aim of the course is to develop human resources and personnel in the field of
Neurology who shall
I) Provide the health care to the patients needing Neurology care
ii) Teach and train future undergraduate and postgraduate medical students and junior
doctors in Neurology in Medical Colleges, Institutions and other Hospitals.
iii) Carry out and guide research to improve the practice of the art and science of
iv) Have management capabilities to manage personnel and budgets etc. to make health
care more cost-effective.
v) Organise health teams to provide care during natural or man-made calamities.
Since the students are trained with the aim of practicing as independent Neurologist, this
course content will be merely a guideline. They have to manage all types of cases and
situations and seek and provide consultation. The emphasis shall therefore be more on the
practical management of the problem of the individual cases within the available
CONTENTS OF THE COURSE
(a) Basic and Applied Neurosciences.
Basic and correlative neuro-anatomy, basic and applied neuro-physiology, principles and
applied aspects of neurochemistry, pharmacology of drug interaction on the nervous
system, pharmacologic basis of therapeutics, immune mechanisms underlying
autoimmune disorders of nervous system and pathological basis of neurological
disorders, Basic principles and application of biostatistics.
(b) Investigative Neurology.
Principles and application of diagnostic procedures in the disciplines of
electrophysiology, imaging and neuropathology.
Principles, theoretical concepts and practice of clinical neurology, including emergency
neurology. The clinical profile diagnosis and management of paroxysmal disorders of
nervous system, cerebrovascular disorders, neuro-infections, congenital, genetic
demyelinating and degenerative disorders of central and peripheral nervous system,
neuromuscular disorders, neoplasms, metabolic disorders and traumatic injuries. Recent
advances in the field of clinical, applied and basic neuro-sciences.
Principles and practice of Neurosurgery.