MNAF081c Applied Pharmacology - practice

Faculty of Medicine
Spring 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/1. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Bc. Tomáš Pruša (seminar tutor)
MVDr. Halina Matějová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Bc. Tomáš Pruša
Department of Pharmacology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Supplier department: Faculty of Medicine
Mon 12:00–13:40 A21/107
Prerequisites (in Czech)
MNAB0711s Applied Biochemistry
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with a comprehensive approach to the effect of the active substances in the body with emphasis on the impact of food during pharmacotherapy. An integral part of this issue is now a large market for food supplements. Understanding the therapeutic value of medicinal products and the impact of dietary supplements is the basis for rational pharmacotherapy.
  • First Objectives and instruments of clinical pharmacology. Definitions . Law and clinical pharmacology. Information sources in   medicine. Second Basic principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics . 3rd Basic types of drug interactions. 4th Individualization of therapy. Pharmacogenetics . Patient compliance . 5th Methodology of clinical trials . Pharmacovigilance . 6th Pharmacoeconomics . Pharmacoepidemiology . 7th Drug interactions and Nutrition. 8th Drug interactions and Nutrition (diuretics , antibiotics , medicines in oncology   , vitamins and minerals ) . 9th The biological activity of selected foods (the issue of secondary metabolites). 10th Nutritional supplements ( nutraceuticals ) - definition , legislation (Czech Republic, EU ) requirements , the use of (Czech Republic, EU , etc.). 11th Dietary Supplements - CNS and the immune system ( adaptogens , immunostimulants , antioxidants) . 12th Dietary Supplements - GIT and genitourinary tract . 13th Nutritional supplements - weight loss . 14th Case reports - basic clinical problems from the perspective   nutritionist .
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  • PERLÍK, František. Základy klinické farmakologie. 1. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2008. 192 s. ISBN 9788072625284. info
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Teaching methods
class discussion
Assessment methods
written paper
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, spring 2019, spring 2020, spring 2021.
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