Day: July 2, 2010

Pharmacology Presentations

DMARDS in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Presentation on Present status of DMARDS in the treatment of RA Objective To highlight the present status of disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis Introduction DMARDs (disease modifying antirheumatic drugs) are drugs which can suppress the rheumatoid process and bring about a remission, but do not have nonspecific anti-inflammatory or […]

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Pharmacology Physiology

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis: Pathophysilogy,clinical features, diagnosis and management It is a Neuromuscular disorder characterized¬† by weakness and fatigue of the skeletal muscles. It occurs as a result of decreased number of Acetyl Choline receptors ( AcHR) in post-synaptic muscle membrane. It is Antibody mediated Autoimmune disorder. Pathophysiology :- Anti AcHR antibodies¬† activates the complement that cause […]

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