Part II : Pharmacology and Toxicology1. Concepts of health and disease, causative agents and prevention of diseases
like Aids, Tuberculosis. Brief outline of communicable diseases, models of
transmission and prevention.
2. First aid, emergency treatment of shock, snake bites, burns, poisoning, fractures.
3. Pharmacology of following classes of drugs
Antihypertensives, antianginal agents, antihyperlipidemic agents, Cardiotonics,
antiallergics, antidiabetics, antimicrobials and antibiotics including the newer
generation antibiotics, antiulcer agents, antacid, anti HIV agents,
4 Clinical toxicology:
Clinical symptoms and management of acute poisoning due to pesticides,
opiates, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, alcohol (ethanol & methanol),
paracetamol and salicylates, heavy metals- Aresenic, lead, mercury, radiation