medical science books list for 2010 ias mains

Posted: July 4, 2010 in Books_2010

Topicwise Suggested Reading for Medicine

  1. Anatomy – Megraper or Snell
  2. Human Anatomy (3 Vol.) – Chaurasia
  3. Medical Physiology – Gyston
  4. Human Physiology – Chatterjee
  5. Pathology – Muirs or Robbins
  6. Microbiology – Anand Narayan or Chatterjee
  7. Principal and Practice of Medicines – Davidson
  8. Social and Preventive Medicine – Park & Park
  9. Surgery – Love and Bailey
  10. Essentials of Bio-chemistry – M C Pant
  11. Review in Bio-chemistry – Harper
  12. Heinmann Medical Dictionary – Janife
  13. Heinmann Dental Dictionary – Lennox

Medical Books for Prelims

  1. Human anatomy: Chaurasia (III Volumes) and Histology (Inderbir Singh) – Basic Gray and Neuroanatomy (Inderbir Singh) for selected topics.
  2. Physiology: Ganong
  3. BioChemistry: Harper
  4. Microbiology: Anantha Narayan (Introduction to Microbiology), Parasitology (Jayaram Panikkar)
  5. Pathology: Robbins (Big Robbins)
  6. Medicine: Harrison (No other book may be useful)
  7. Surgery: Bailey (No other book may be useful)
  8. SPM: Park (No other book may be useful)

NB : Latest volumes are more useful.

1) Question Banks: Question banks without keys are available across the market (Jawahar). Bhatia has published a book, with keys. But it contains questions till 1999 only, also keys are often wrong. The III volume Bhatia series also have UPSC questions spread over the entire series.
2) AIIMS question bank will be also useful for solving MCQS. Books that are published (like Mudit Khanna) for AIIMS entrance will be also useful for revision.


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