U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Therapeutics I - Pharmacy, Anatomy, Pharmacology, Anesthetic, Central Nervous System, Surgery, Sedative, Anticonvulsant, Narcotics, CNS Stimulants

U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Therapeutics I – Pharmacy, Anatomy, Pharmacology, Anesthetic, Central Nervous System, Surgery, Sedative, Anticonvulsant, Narcotics, CNS Stimulants

A patient who visits a physician or physician extender frequently receives a prescription for a medication. That prescription is brought to the pharmacy to be filled. The patient expects professional attention at the pharmacy. Part of that expectation involves any caution or warning the patient should heed while taking the medication. In your role, you […]

The Nervous System in Antiquity (History of Medicine) (Report)

The Nervous System in Antiquity (History of Medicine) (Report)

This overview of the nervous system in antiquity shows that whereas neuro-anatomy had its heyday in the 4th and 3rd centuries BC (the Alexandrian School) and was later consolidated by Galen in the 2nd century AD, neurophysiology remained largely mired in erroneous concepts. While the descriptions of neurological disease often produced quite apt clinical pictures, […]