Textbook of Pharmacotherapeutics

ISBN Number : 978-93-5693-145-9

Student Price : Rs.298

Student Dollar Price : 12$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2023

No. Of Pages : 176

Book Weight :252

About The Book

We are pleased to introduce this book for the subject of 'Pharmacotherapeutics' for the Diploma in Pharmacy course, which is in accordance with the New Syllabus of Pharmacy Council of India.

Pharmacotherapeutics is an interesting subject which deals with the clinical purpose or indication for giving a drug, which ensures proper and rational use of drugs and also helps to avoid or reduce adverse drug reactions and toxicity.

In this book, the students will learn the fundamental concepts of 'Pharmacotherapeutics'. This book includes a detailed introduction to pharmacotherapeutics, its scope and objectives with definition, etiopathogenesis, clinical manifestations, non-pharmacological and pharmacological management of the diseases associated with various disorders of Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Endocrine System, Central Nervous System, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Haematological Disorders, Infectious Diseases, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Dermatology, Ophthalmology and Women's Health. One topic included exclusively related to Anti-microbial Resistance, one of the leading global health burdens. This book will help the students to assess the subjective and objective parameters of patients in common disease conditions, assist other healthcare providers to analyse drug related problems and provide therapeutic interventions, participate in planning the rational medicine therapy for common diseases and design and deliver discharge counselling for patients.

This book has been organised into 14 chapters. The text has been written in a comprehensible manner from the student's point of view thereby rendering it helpful for both students and the teachers. Topics have been explained with the help of self-illustrative figures with neat labelling for making the subject more interesting and readable. We have also given each medication doses and its adverse drug reactions so that the students can utilise this book as handbook for their studies and during patient counselling.


Contents -

1. Introduction to Pharmacotherapeutics
2. Cardiovascular System
3. Respiratory System
4. Endocrine System
5. Central Nervous System Disorders
6. Gastrointestinal Disorders
7. Haematological Disorders
8. Infectious Diseases
9. Musculoskeletal Disorders
10. Dermatology
11. Psychiatric Disorders
12. Ophthalmology
13. Antimicrobial Resistance
14. Women's Health

About The Author

Dr. P. Muralidharan received M.Pharm in Pharmacology from J.S.S. College (now J.S.S. University) in Rocklands, Ooty. Ph.D. from Meenakshi Medical University. He is currently Head, Department of Pharmacology, at C.L. Baid Metha College of Pharmacy, affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai. He has supervised a number of undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. research projects. He has 27 years of teaching and research experience in Molecular and Developmental Neurosciences.

To his credit, he has numerous numbers of publications in National and International peer-reviewed reputed journals, having many patents and also authored many books/book chapters in the field of Pharmacy. He is the Life Member in number of societies including Indian Pharmacological Society (IPS) and Laboratory Animals Scientist Association (LASA). He is the recipient of many prestigious awards like Best Teacher Award from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Agathiyar Award from Biomedical Scientist Association for research in Indigenous Medical Preparation and SAS Lifetime Achievement Award (Pharmaceutical Sciences) from Scholars Academic and Scientific Society.

Dr. Jiji K.N. is presently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, at C.L. Baid Metha College of Pharmacy, affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai. She has eight years of teaching and research experience. To her credit, she has publications in various National and International peer-reviewed reputed journals. She has filed one patent and authored book chapters in Pharma field. She has guided undergraduate and postgraduate research projects. She is a GPAT Qualifier and Life Member of many scientific society including IACP. She is the recipient of many prestigious awards including Best Oral Presentation Award at Indian Pharmaceutical Association Convention, 2021 and Best Research Scholar Award at International BASE Conference 2021.

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