I'm looking at a couple of options to enhance my application for future cycles. It looks like many suggest SMP with a dental track or high matriculation into a dental school, but what about other programs. In the future, I would like to become a dental anesthesiologist. Going to an SMP...
There are a few posts out there about people doing PharmD --> MD, but has anyone with an MD done a PharmD after? Is there any sense in doing this?
I am an MD student at an accredited international medical school. My fiance is a DO student in the US. We both want to start a family as...
My university offers a basic pharmacology course tailored to serve as a foundation for medical school. I am working on my schedule for my last semester before starting medical school in the Fall. I am wondering if it is worth taking this course or if I should just take other...
while studying pharmacology and the receptor theories, this sentence popped out and I'm having troubles understanding what it means:
"In receptor occupation theory, the drug may either fully activate the receptor or not."
Why's that? What about partial agonists? Does this theory...
I know this is a shot in the dark, but help a fellow student out. So I'm currently taking Hematology, Pharmacology, and Genetics at UC Berkeley Extension (online). So before taking these classes I was ready to learn and ace all of them, and then once I took them I realized that...
A man, 27 years old, 45kg, undergoes a suture of finger. In this procedure, there is a need to administer a local anaesthesia for digital nerve block. What preparation should be used?
1.5% bupivacaine in 10mL
1.5% bupivacaine in 10mL with 1:200 000 adrenaline
2% lignocaine in 10mL
I've just finished my first semester as a first year medical student and I've been developing quite an interest in pharmacology. (I originally went into medicine to pursue either aneasthesiology or dermatology). I was told that it would be best to finish a degree course then pursue pharmacology...
Hey guys! I recently started a podcast called OnePharmily. I'm a third year pharmacy student myself and wished there were more review podcasts intended for pharmacy students, so I decided to try to make one! I've got two episodes out right now, where I picked a disease state and discussed the...
I'm selling my 4 decks of flashcards. They are in very NEW/never used conditions: Netter's Anatomy; Lange Pharmacology; Lippincott Microbiology; Lange Pathology. These are highly recommended study material for both first and second years of medical school and for Boards studying. The price...
*TIRF-REMS = Transmucosal Immediate Release Fentanyl - Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy
^Patient, Provider, and Pharmacy is required to register with TIRF-REMS Access Program
(e.g. Abstral, Actiq, Fentora, Lazanda, Onsolis, Subsys)
FDA rethinking TIRF-REMS* after nationally renowned...
For Pharma residents: Student handouts, MCQs and question banks on pharmacology for quick revisions:
Here's what you can quickly recap the fundamental concepts of pharmacology.
A set of Pharma resources and MCQs on Scribd by pharma master dr. sid:
1000+ MCQs in basic pharmacology with...
I would like to know: is there an easy way to learn the antibiotics used in different conditions? or how would you go about learning them?
I am finding it very hard to rote memorize, for eg meningitis-ceftriaxone, pneumonia- amoxiclin/clarithromycin/co-amoxiclav, chlamydia-azithromycin...
i have been surfing dem internet forums and its clear that these two books are the bestsellers
and the ones with the most popularity.
leaving cards aside...i want a book for my MS2 pharma class
which one should it be?
what are the differences?
(btw..assume that its the last edition for both...
MMF, Cyclosporine, Prednisolone, Tacrolimus the dose of whatever immunosuppressant used is reduced in around 6 months - 1 year after the transplant.
What is the rationale behind this?
Wouldn't any allograft, howsoever old, still remain foreign? Does the body learn to consider the graft self...
I am a first semester college student. Ideally, I want to study Psychopharmacology/Nueropharmacology. I am unsure what degree to pursue and how to go about getting information regarding and educational plan. Will this require a degree in Psychology, with a minor in Neuroscience, then med school...
next month ill be hopefully moving to 2nd year and studying:
-genetics (i probably wont need a book)
i need something that all med students dream of,a book thats:
easy to read
HIGH YIELD or MIDUIM YIELD
just like Guyton for...
How do you memorize all the adverse effects? Do you pick the 3 top ones for each drug? Do you ignore things like headache or nausea and only focus on the unique adverse effects? Do you group drugs that share the same adverse effects? Do you create associations with each drug that helps it...
I cant decide! Other than the fact that UNT is less expensive, I want to make the best decision related to preparing me for medical school. What are the opinions out there? I'm open to all outlooks. Please be honest and help a me with this decision :) thanks!!
We're looking for a motivated, responsible student or recent graduate who's interested in helping us out with a project in updating our drug reference information on our website. You must be studying in either the pharmacology or psychiatry field, or have a recent degree that reflects such...
So, I'm a premed at Cornell who primarily intends on going to medical school, but would like to have a solid backup plan that I would enjoy in case things don't work out or even something that I could do as a physician-scientist. I think that what I would be most interested in doing is...
I am currently very confused about adrenergic drugs and their toxic effects particularly reflex bradycardia or tachycardia.
Will someone please clarify the mechanism of this?
Here's what I understand thus far:
1) Decrease in blood pressure can stimulate baroreceptor...
This is a pretty question: I was wondering which class in your opinion had more interesting and/or easier concepts: Immunology or Genetics and what you liked about your choice?
I need one more elective for graduation and both classes seem interesting to me. I would like to take it easy for my...