Medical Biochemistry: Preparatory Manual for Undergraduates_2e,
Edition 2
By Sucheta P. Dandekar and Abbas Ali Mahdi

Publication Date: 20 Mar 2021

The second edition of this book is thoroughly revised as per guidelines of National Medical Commission in accordance with the competency-based curriculum of Biochemistry. The questions not only test the knowledge but also incorporate the clinical/applied aspects of biochemistry which are so important to help the students to think out of the box.

Key Features

• Uniquely presented in question-answer format covering all categories of questions that are expected in a university exam, in concise manner for rapid revision.

• Covers questions which can be asked in different way (different questions by same answers), this helps students to write answers for these questions in exams.

• Answers presented in bullet points supported with tables, boxes, and figures, helps students to frame answers to questions and replicate the same in exams.

• Complex/Key information is summarized in tables helps in quick revision during exams and also breaks monotony text.

• Applied aspects provided at appropriate places in colored boxes, adds more clarity to the answer provided.

• Recapitulation of points to ponder at the end of text for quick revision.

• Prepares students for both theory and viva voce.

New Features

• Reorganized topics in the same order as presented in new curriculum.

• Insight into the biochemistry CBME curriculum with respect to Attitude, Ethics and Communication (AETCOM), Early Clinical Exposure (ECE), and self-directed learning in order to help in the making of the Indian Medical Graduate.

• Ensured coverage of all competency codes integrated within the text as per new competency-based undergraduate


• Inclusion of 250 multiple-choice questions, and 500 short questions and viva voce for self-assessment of the topics studied.

• Insertion of clinical cases along with answers to clinical cases at the end of the book to help understand the biochemical basis of disease and its management.

About the author
By Sucheta P. Dandekar and Abbas Ali Mahdi
Book details
ISBN: 9788131261507
Page Count: 574
Retail Price : £17.95