Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Fourth Professional, Second Semester, Pharmaceutics

PHARMACEUTICS-VIII (Clinical Pharmacy-II)
(Theory)


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1. DRUG INTERACTIONS:

Mechanism, Physiological factors affecting interaction, Types and level of drug interactions, Role of pharmacist in evaluating drug interactions & its management.

2. ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS: Adverse Drug Reactions and Side Effects: Classification, Excessive pharmacological response, Idiosyncrasy, Secondary pharmacological effects, Allergic drug reactions, General toxicity, Toxicity following drug

Withdrawal, Detection, reporting & Management of ADR.

3. DRUG INDUCED DISEASES.

4. COMPUTERS IN CLINICAL PHARMACY:

5. UTILIZATION OF CLINICAL DRUG LITERATURE: Introduction, Drug literature selection, Drug literature evaluation and Drug literature communication.
PHARMACEUTICS-VIII (Clinical Pharmacy-II)
(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 edition, 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, Encyclopaedia of Clinical Pharmacy. Marcel Dekker Publishing, 2003
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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