ISBN 9788126545933,Precise Practical Pharmacology: For Undergraduate Medical Students

Precise Practical Pharmacology: For Undergraduate Medical Students


Ajvit Hazra


Wiley India



Wiley India

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788126545933

ISBN-10 8126545933


Number of Pages 260 Pages
Language (English)


Precise Practical Pharmacology is written to motivate students to acquire the competency demanded from a medical graduate today and to align the minds of readers to the practical training sessions appropriately so as to maximize their future performance as a doctor. It breaks out of the traditional mould of the practical pharmacology curriculum being followed in India to place greater emphasis on the requirements of today's clinician. The book is designed to be self-sufficient with all the 'core' as well as much of the 'nice-to-know' information in one place. Used in conjunction with ward rounds and practical sessions in the pharmacology laboratory, the book should facilitate the process of acquiring lifelong skills vital to patient care. In addition to MBBS students, the book is also expected to be useful for students of all health-care professions and practitioners for learning and honing their skills. About the Author Dr Avijit Hazra is Professor of Pharmacology at Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (IPGME&R) and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata. He has been teaching graduate and postgraduate students in modern medicine and allied disciplines such as pharmacy, nursing and physiotherapy for over 15 years. He has over 70 original research and review articles in peer-reviewed national and international journals, besides several book chapters and a book on research methodology to his credit. Dr Nirmala N. Rege is Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai. Her teaching career now spans over 30 years, and she has numerous publications in national and international journals. She has contributed to the designing of undergraduate and postgraduate curricula in pharmacology. She is involved in planning and implementing faculty development programmes for the Medical Council of India (MCI) and Regional FAIMER Institute of Medical Education Training, and has been the convenor of the MCI Nodal Centre for faculty development in her institution. Table Of Contents : - Preface Prescription Writing Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems Pharmaceutical Calculations Preparation and Use of Oral Rehydration Solution Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Adverse Drug Reactions Drug Interactions Drug Information Responding to Promotional Literature Therapeutic Adherence and Counselling Experimental Pharmacology Data Interpretation Therapeutic Problems Ethical Issues in Clinical Research Atlas 1: Cutaneous Adverse Drug Reactions Atlas 2: Inhalational Drug Delivery Devices Annexure Index