Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Fourth Professional, First Semester, Pharmaceutics

PHARMACEUTICS-VIII (Clinical Pharmacy-I)

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1. GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PHARMACY: Terminologies, Basic Components and Scope.


(a) Patient disease profile.

(b) Taking case History.

(c) Drug Profile of 25 Drugs (Adrenaline, Aminoglycosides, Anti TB Drugs, Antiepileptics, Atropine, Benzodiazepines, Cepahlosporins, Chlorpheniramine, Cimetidine, Digoxin, Dobutamine, Dopamine, Fluroquinolone, Frusemide, Lactulose, Macrolides, Metoclopramide, Morphine/Pethedine, Nifedipine, NSAIDS, ORS, Penicillins, Prednisolone, Salbutamol, Vancomycin)

3. CLINICAL TRIALS OF DRUG SUBSTANCES. Designing of clinical trials, Types of trials, Choice of patients, Exclusion of patients and Monitoring a clinical trial.


PHARMACEUTICS-VIII (Clinical Pharmacy-I)

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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,
2. Guard Paul, A Behavioral Approach to Pharmacy Practice, Black Well, USA, 2000.
3. Herfindal Gourley, Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics,
4. A J Winfield, Pharmaceutical Practice, Churchill Levingstone, London, 2nd Ed.,
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, Encyclopedia of Clinical Pharmacy.
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 Universotu Press, UK, 1990.
12. Hansten P and Horn J, Drug interactions. Lee & Febiger, Philadelphia, USA, 1989.
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