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B Pharm Pathophysiology Pdf Notes

Updated: Feb 12


Welcome, Last Bench Pharmacist! Get ready to delve into the intriguing world of B.Pharm Pathophysiology, where we explore the fascinating dance between normal and abnormal bodily functions in disease states. Packed with free B Pharm Pathophysiology Pdf Notes For Free, engaging explanations, and illuminating images, this blog is your guide to mastering the intricate mechanisms of disease and their impact on human health.


B Pharm Pathophysiology Notes
B Pharm Pathophysiology Notes

Scope: Pathophysiology is the study of causes of diseases and reactions of the body to such disease producing causes.This course is designed to impart a thorough knowledge of the relevant aspects of pathology of various conditions with reference to its pharmacological applications, and understanding of basic pathophysiological mechanisms. Hence it will not only help to study the syllabus of pathology, but also to get baseline knowledge required to practice medicine safely, confidently, rationally and effectively.


Objectives: Upon completion of the subject student shall be able to –

1. Describe the etiology and pathogenesis of the selected disease states;

2. Name the signs and symptoms of the diseases; and

3. Mention the complications of the diseases.


B Pharm Pathophysiology Pdf Notes For Free


Unit 1


Chapter 1 (Basic principles of Cell injury and Adaptation)


Introduction, definitions, Homeostasis, Components and Types of Feedback systems, Causes of cellular injury, Pathogenesis (Cell membrane damage, Mitochondrial damage, Ribosome damage, Nuclear damage),Morphology of cell injury – Adaptive changes (Atrophy, Hypertrophy, hyperplasia, Metaplasia, Dysplasia),Cell swelling, Intra cellular accumulation, Calcification, Enzyme leakage and Cell Death Acidosis &Alkalosis, Electrolyte imbalance


Chapter 2 (Basic mechanism involved in the process of inflammation and repair)


Introduction, Clinical signs of inflammation, Different types of Inflammation, Mechanism of Inflammation – Alteration in vascular permeability and blood flow, migration of WBC’s, Mediators of inflammation, Basic principles of wound healing in the skin, Pathophysiology of Atherosclerosis





Unit 2


Chapter 1 (Cardiovascular System)


Hypertension, congestive heart failure, ischemic heart disease (angina,myocardial infarction, atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis)


Chapter 2 (Respiratory system)


Asthma, Chronic obstructive airways diseases.


Chapter 3 (Renal system)


Acute and chronic renal failure.





Unit 3


Chapter 1 (Haematological Diseases)


Iron deficiency, megaloblastic anemia (Vit B12 and folic acid), sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, hereditary acquired anemia, hemophilia


Chapter 2 (Endocrine system)

Diabetes, thyroid diseases, disorders of sex hormones


Chapter 3 (Nervous system)


Epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, psychiatric disorders: depression, schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease.


Chapter 4 (Gastrointestinal system)


Peptic Ulcer





Unit 4


Chapter 1


Inflammatory bowel diseases, jaundice, hepatitis (A,B,C,D,E,F) alcoholic liver disease


Chapter 2 (Disease of bones and joints)


Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis and gout


Chapter 3 (Principles of cancer)


classification, etiology and pathogenesis of cancer



Unit 5


Chapter 1 (Infectious diseases)


Meningitis, Typhoid, Leprosy, Tuberculosis


Chapter 2 (Sexually transmitted diseases)


AIDS, Syphilis, Gonorrhea



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