DNB CET Review is a collection of two volumes that acquaints a prospective Diplomate of National Board for Medicine applicant to the requisites of the examination and helps him prepare for the same. The book was published by Kalam Books in January, 2013. The authors Dr. Vaibhav Bharat and Dr. Ishad Aggarwal are both renowned physicians in their own right. The books brings about a much needed clarity in the examination process of the Diplomate of the National Board for Medicine.
Dr. Vaibhav Bharat is an MMBS from Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai. He holds a DNB in General Surgery and is a PG resident at Durgapur Steel Plant Hospital. Dr. Ishad Aggarwal is also an MMBS from Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai and has an MD in dermatology.
The book is split into two major parts. The first part consists of all Diplomate of National Board of Medicine test papers, from 2009 to 2013. Every multiple choice question paper is followed up by an answer sheet that provides the answers, along with comprehensive explanations for each of them. The second part of the book consists of appendices, with all relevant topics of importance that a new Diplomate of National Board of Medicine applicant is expected to know. Topics covered in the appendices include cranial nerve motor nuclei, brachial plexus lesions, lymphatic drainage of perineal structures, mechanoreceptors, sleep physiology, renal physiology, types of hypoxia, cancer chemotherapy - classification, toxicity, and amelioration, drugs used in Arrhythmia, physical methods of torture and corporal punishment, health planning committee, bleeding/coagulation disorders, obstructive vs restrictive lung disease, complications of massive blood transfusion and complete & partial hydatidiform mole, among others.
DNB CET books published by Kalam Books have been appreciated by doctors and DNB aspirants across India. This book, for instance, addresses all the major concerns raised by DNB students, while they prepare for the exams. This paperback edition of the book has an ISBN 10 of 8192022420 and an ISBN 13 of 9788192022420. It is available for purchase at a vast majority of stores, which sell books online.