Pharmacy Case Studies for Pharmacists & Medical Sciences Students

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Pharmacists and healthcare practitioners are required to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the application of therapeutics in clinical practice. Pharmacists must ensure patient safety and achieve desired health outcomes through effective decision-making. The idea of designing these case studies is to meet the needs and challenges of a modern pharmacy undergraduate curriculum. Case studies are increasingly used in pharmacy undergraduate as well as postgraduate education.

Each chapter contains five case studies, increasing in complexity from those we would expect first-year students to complete (Level 1) through to cases designed for fourth-year/pre-registration students (Level M). The chapters have been designed to follow approximately the British National Formulary chapters for ease of use. Case study scenarios include both community and hospital pharmacy situations as suited to the disease and pharmaceutical care provision.

This section is only for Bangladeshi Pharmacy/Medical Students & Professionals !

Cardiovascular case studies by Narinder Bhalla

Case study level 1 – Angina
Case study level 2 – Hypertension
Case study level 3 – Atrial fibrillation
Case study level Ma – Heart failure
Case study level Mb – Myocardial infarction

Respiratory system case studies by Soraya Dhillon and Andrzej Kostrzewski

Case study level 1 – Asthma – community
Case study level 2 – Asthma – acute on chronic
Case study level 3 – Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with co-morbidity
Case study level Ma – COPD
Case study level Mb – Brittle asthma

Obstetrics, gynaecology and UTI case studies by Alka Mistry

Case study level 1 – Primary dysmenorrhoea
Case study level 2 – Urinary tract infections in pregnancy
Case study level 3 – Pelvic inflammatory disease
Case study level Ma – Endometriosis management in secondary care
Case study level Mb – Management of severe pre-eclampsia/ eclampsia

Liver disease case studies by Caron Weeks and Mark Tomlin

Case study level 1 – Alcoholic cirrhosis; alcohol withdrawal
Case study level 2 – Alcoholic cirrhosis; management of bleeding risk and treatment for the maintenance of alcohol abstinence
Case study level 3 – Hepatic encephalopathy and ascites
Case study level Ma – Pulmonary tuberculosis
Case study level Mb – Liver failure



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