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TOPICS TO REVIEW

PBPM Examination Matrix 2024

SUBJECT/TOPIC                                                         NO. OF QUESTIONS (200 QUESTIONS)

General/Basic (45%)

     Background Concepts (5%)

     Assessment of Pain (5%)

     Treatment of Pain - Pharmacotherapy (15%)

     Treatment of Pain - Procedural (10%)

     Treatment of Pain - Psychological, Physical, and Integrative Therapies (10%)

 

Clinical/Practical (55%)

     Chronic Widespread Pain Syndromes (1%)

     Acute Pain, Pain due to Trauma, Procedural Pain and Postoperative Pain (6%)
     Musculoskeletal Pain (10%)

     Cancer Pain and Cancer-related Pain (6%)
     Visceral Pain (4%) 
     Headache and Orofacial Pain (3%)
     Neuropathic Pain (6%) 
     Special Cases (8%) 
     Hospice and Palliative Care (15%)

 

10

10

30

20

20

1

12

20

12

6

5

10

14

30

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