Clinical Pharmacy

The aim of this compulsory subject is to join the information regarding particular disease (in the selected nosologic units) with the pharmacotherapy and show the principles of the rational choice of drugs and the role of the pharmaceutical care.

The subject is directed on study of ethiopatogenesis, risk factors of diseases, symptomathology, basic of literature, level of compliance, aims and strategy of pharmacotherapy of acute and chronic forms of the particular disease. The subject enables to look for relationship between the students´ knowledge of the rational use and choice of drugs and the basics of appropriate activity in the pharmaceutical care. During their study the students purchase knowledge about the clinical face of a disease and its management and they learn to join the properties of drugs with the clinical information about diseases. They use their knowledge to maximize the effect, minimize the risks and optimize compliance in the individual patient. Having finished this subject the students should be able to judge basic indications and contraindications of the drugs used in these particular diseases.

Syllabus

Lectures

  1. Pharmacotherapy of pain
  2. Pharmacotherapy of asthma bronchial (AB) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  3. Pharmacotherapy of atherosclerosis, hyperlipidemia
  4. Pharmacotherapy of arterial hypertension
  5. Pharmacotherapy of coronary heart disease (CHD)
  6. Pharmacotherapy of congestive heart disease
  7. Pharmacotherapy of arrhythmias
  8. Pharmacotherapy of thyroid disease
  9. Pharmacotherapy of diabetes mellitus (DM)
  10. Pharmacotherapy of gastric esophageal reflux disease (GERD) and peptic ulcer
  11. Principles of the rational use of drugs
  12. Pharmacotherapy of benign prostatic hyperplasia
  13. Pharmacotherapy of insomnia
  14. Pharmacotherapy of infection diseases of the respiratory and urinary tracts
  15. Pharmacotherapy of deep venous thrombosis

Seminars

  1. Pharmacotherpy of arterial hypertension, atherosclerosis, pharmacotherapy of CHD
  2. Pharmacotherapy of AB, COPD, pain
  3. Peptic ulcer, GERD
  4. Antibiotical pharmacotherapy, risks, contraindications and indications

Literature

  • Walker R, Edwards C. Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics 2003 (3rd Edition). Churchill Livingstone, Scotland, UK (ISBN: 0443 071373, international Edition: 0443 071381)

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