Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Fifth Professional, Second Semester, Pharmaceutics

PHARMACEUTICS-XVIII (Clinical Pharmacy-IV)

(Theory)

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1. PHARMACEUTICAL CARE, ITS SCOPE, MANAGEMENT AND APPLICATION OF CARE PLAN.

2. ROLE OF CLINICAL PHARMACIST IN COMMUNITY PHARMACY.

3. CLINICAL THERAPEUTICS:

(a) General Strategy: Terminology of Disease. Management and Treatment. Drug Selection.

(b) Basic introduction of some clinical situations, their clinical features, etiology, pathophysiology and treatment of causes:

Common Cold, Pharyngitis and Tonsilitis, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis, Diarrhea, Malaria, Meningitis, Tetanus, Typhoid Fever, Measles, Rabies, AIDS, Congestive cardiac failure,

Conjunctivitis, Anaemia, Gout, Asthma, Ulcer, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Hapatitis, Dermatology (Scabies, Fungal diseases).

4. CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY:

(a) General information. Role of pharmacist in treatment of poisoning and general management of poisoning & overdosage. Role and Status of Poison Control Centre.

(b) Antidotes and their mechanism of action

5. SAVE INTRAVENOUS THERAPY & HAZARDS OF INTRAVENOUS THERAPY.

6. NON-COMPLIANCE:

Definition, introduction and importance, Extent of non-compliance, Methods of assessment, Reasons for non-compliance, Strategies for improving compliance and Designing of compliance trials.

PHARMACEUTICS-XVIII (Clinical Pharmacy-IV)
(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,
2. Guard Paul, A Behavioral Approach to Pharmacy Practice, Black Well, USA,
3. Herfindal Gourley, Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics,
4. A J Winfield, Pharmaceutical Practice, Churchill Levingstone, London,
5. Kavin Taylor, Pharmacy Practice, Taylor & Francis, New York, 1998.
6. Deborah Rosenbaun, Clinical Research Coordinator Hand Book,
7. Simon Cook, Clinical Studies Management, a Practical Guide to Success,
8. Joseph T Dipiro, Encyclopaedia of Clinical Pharmacy. Marcel Dekker Publishing,
9. Joseph T Dipiro, Encyclopaedia 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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