Semester 2, 2017

Distinction PCOL2605 Notes

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These are a comprehensive set of notes that cover the complete semester for this unit. They follow the delivery of the course content, so can be used alongside other study material over the semester. Notes have been curated from lectures attended personally, as well as practical labs and feedback from tutors and assignments. These notes enabled me to achieve a distinction grade in the course.
The topics included in these notes:
- Mechanism of Drug Action and Drug Receptors
- Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion
- Drugs Acting on Cholinergic Receptors
- Drugs Acting on Adrenoreceptors
- Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- Histamine and Antihistamines
- Diuretics
- Introduction to Central Nervous System Drugs
- Dopaminergic and Serotonergic Drugs
- Mood Disorders and Antidepressants
- Pain & Opioid Analgesics
- NSAIDs & Paracetamol
- Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone System
- Hypertension
- Heart Failure
- Angina
- Cardiac Dysrhythmias (Arrhythmias)
- Atrial Fibrillation and Anti-Coagulants
- Dyslipidaemia and Statins
- Reflux and Peptic Ulcer
- Adverse Drug Reactions/Drug Interactions
- Complementary Medicines




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