535-0522-00L  Pharmacology and Toxicology II

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersU. Quitterer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman

AbstractThe two-semester lecture course will provide a basic understanding of mechanisms of drug action, pharmacological properties and therapeutic uses of important classes of drugs. The lectures are intended for students of pharmacy and health sciences.
ObjectiveThe lectures will provide a comprehensive survey of pharmacology and toxicology. Special emphasis is placed on the interrelationship between pharmacological, pathophysiological and clinical aspects.
ContentTopics include disease-relevant macroscopic, microscopic, pathobiochemical and functional disturbances of specific organs and organ systems. The lectures integrate disease pathology with mechanisms of drug action, usage, pharmacokinetics, side effects, toxicology, contraindications and dosage of relevant drug classes. Basic principles of clinical pharmacology and pharmacotherapy will be covered.
Lecture notesA script is provided for each lecture, which contains major contents of the lecture and defines exam-relevant topics. The scripts do not replace the lectures.
LiteratureKlaus Aktories, Ulrich Förstermann, Franz Hofmann, Klaus Starke.
Allgemeine und spezielle Pharmakologie und Toxikologie.
12. Auflage, 1146 Seiten
Urban & Fischer Verlag/Elsevier GmbH,
ISBN-10: 3437425250; ISBN-13: 978-3437425257

The classic textbook on pharmacology:
Goodman & Gilman`s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics.
Laurence Brunton, Björn Knollmann, Randa Hilal-Dandan
13th edition, 1440 pages
2017; McGraw - Hill Education
ISBN-10: 1259584739
ISBN-13: 978-1259584732
Prerequisites / NoticeAbschluss Grundstudium.

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