I Year – Pathophysiology And Pharmacotherapeutics – I – Best Deemed University in Chennai
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17PCBPP11                        PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS – I

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the respective system
  • Understand the disease process
  • Know the signs and symptoms of the disease.
  • Appreciate the various therapeutic regimens with their advantages and disadvantages.

Detailed Syllabus and Lecture Schedules

  • Introduction to pathophysiology and therapeutics – scope and objectives 1 hr
  • Prescribing guidelines (Drug and dosage selection and dose calculation) for 4 hrs

a) Pediatrics
b)Geriatrics
c)Pregnant and breast feeding women
d)Renally and hepatically challenged patients

  • Elements of anatomy, etiopathogenesis, diagnostic techniques, clinical manifestations and pharmacotherapeutics of diseases associated with Cardiovascular System 15 hrs
    a) Hypertension
    b)Ischemic Heart diseases (Angina and Myocardial Infarction)
    c)Hyperlipidemia
    d)Congestive Heart Failure
    e)Arrhythmias
  • Elements of anatomy, Etiopathogenesis, diagnostic techniques, clinical manifestations and pharmacotherapeutics of diseases associated with Respiratory System 12 hrs
    a)Asthma
    b)COPD
    c)Drug induced pulmonary diseases
  • Elements of anatomy Etiopathogenesis, diagnostic techniques, clinical manifestations and pharmacotherapeutics of diseases associated with Endocrine System 8 hrs
    a)Diabetes.
    b)Thyroid diseases

COURSE OUTCOME:

At the end of the course, the student will be able to
CO1 Understand the anatomy and physiology of the respective system CO2 Understand the disease process
CO3 Know the signs and symptoms of the disease.
CO4 Appreciate the various therapeutic regimens with their advantages and disadvantages.
CO5 Various therapeutic regimens with their advantages and disadvantages.

REFERENCES:

  • Text Books
    Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics – Roger and Walker, Churchill Livingstone publication.
    Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic approach – Joseph T. Dipiro et al. Appleton & Lange.
  • Reference Books
    Pathologic basis of disease – Robins SL, W.B.Saunderspublication.
    Pathology and therapeutics for Pharmacists: A Basis for Clinical Pharmacy Practice – Green and Harris, Chapman and Hallpublication.
    Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics – Eric T. Herfindal, Williams and Wilkins Publication.
    Applied Therapeutics:The clinical Use of Drugs. Lloyd Young and Koda-KimbleMA
    Avery’s Drug Treatment, 4th Edn, 1997, Adis InternationalLimited.
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