Drugs that made this doctor's least-most-wanted list, presented at Internal Medicine 2012, included those that increase costs without improving care, or that raise the risk of antibiotic resistance.
Why do we still use oral furosemide? Most physicians do not understand pharmacology and pharmacokinetics.
For this patient the learning was not about physiology, anatomy or pharmacology.
Diuretic pharmacology and use depends on understanding where and how the diuretics work.
Results appeared online March 18 in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. The success rate was close to 91% for C.
Dr. Marik was apparently aware of pharmacology research in treatment of conditions like sepsis and was aware of animal studies showing improved survival with the use of vitamin C.
Medical students and new physicians are tasked with mastering myriad topics, including biology, anatomy, and pharmacology. ... Much in the same way that we need to have an understanding of pathology and microbiology and pharmacology to be effective
We have not defined the basic, must know physiology, biochemistry, anatomy, pharmacology, histology and microbiology.
We must not conflate learning medicine with memorization. While we sometimes have to memorize some facts, most excellent physicians succeed through careful thought processes and understanding of physiology, anatomy, pharmacology, etc.
Why I became an internist: Compared to other specialties, internal medicine requires the acquisition and application of a larger body of basic knowledge about biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology and microbiology.