University of Technology Sydney

91182 Mechanism of Drugs in Treatment

2cp; Online content delivery. Online attendance at the Zoom tutorial scheduled for Tuesday 4th February 2020 is mandatory.
Requisite(s): 91181 Principles of Drug Actions AND 91183 Drugs in the Human Body
Anti-requisite(s): 91707 Pharmacology 1

Description

Pharmacology is a biomedical discipline that is involved with the study of the effects of drugs on living systems. Mechanisms of Drugs in Treatment builds on the introductory principles governing drug action introduced in Principles of Drug Action and Drugs in the Human Body.

The major objectives of Mechanisms of Drugs in Treatment are to use specific examples of common diseases to explore how drugs work as treatment for those diseases, or how drug are used as anaesthetics. Diseases used as examples include asthma, chronic pain, diabetes and epilepsy.


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