Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Fifth Professional, First Semester, Pharmaceutics

PHARMACEUTICS-XVII (Clinical Pharmacy-III)

(Theory)

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1. RATIONAL USE OF DRUGS: Rational Presribing, Rational Dispensing,

Problems of Irrational Drug Use, Learning about drug use problem,

Sampling to study drug use, Indicators of drug use.

2. INTRODUCTION TO ESSENTIAL DRUGS: Criteria for selection,

Usage and Advantages.

3. DRUG UTILZATION EVALUATION & DRUG UTILIZATION

REVIEW (DUE/DUR): Development of protocol of use of few very low

therapeutic index drug groups like Steroids, Vancomycin and Cimetidine.

4. DRUG ABUSE and; MISUSE.
5. PRACTICAL PHARMACOKINETICS: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of

Digoxin, Theophyline, Gentamycin, Lithium, Phenytoin, Cabamazepine,

Phenobarbitone, Primidone, Walparic Acid, Cyclosporins and

Vancomycin.

6. PHARMACOECONOMIC STUDIES.

PHARMACEUTICS-XVII (Clinical Pharmacy-III)
(Laboratory)

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Clerkship in the Clinical setting. A project related to Clinical Pharmacy

Practices will be completed by the students and will be evaluated by the

external examiner.

Recommended Books

1. Roger Walker, Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Churchill Levingstone, London, 3rd Ed., 2003.
2. Guard Paul, A Behavioral Approach to Pharmacy Practice, Black Well, USA, 2000.
3. Herfindal Gourley, Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics, William & Willkins, London, 1992.
4. A J Winfield, Pharmaceutical Practice, Churchill Levingstone, London, 2nd Ed., 1998.
5. Kavin Taylor, Pharmacy Practice, Taylor & Francis, New York, 1998.
6. Deborah Rosenbaun, Clinical Research Coordinator Hand Book, 2nd Ed., Sarrison, Inc, North Carolina, USA.
7. Simon Cook, Clinical Studies Management, a Practical Guide to Success, Sue Horwood Publishing limited, West Sussex, UK.
8. Joseph T Dipiro, Encyclopedia of Clinical Pharmacy. Marcel Dekker, Publishing, 2003.
9. Joseph T Dipiro, Encyclopedia of Pharmacy. Marcel Dekker Publishing, 2002.
10. Mellainie J Rantucci, Pharmacist Talking with Patients, 1997.
11. Smith GDG and Aronson J K, Oxford Text Book of Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Therapy, Oxford University Press, UK, 1990.
12. Hansten P and Horn J, Drug interactions. Lee & Febiger, Philadelphia, USA, 1989.
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