The aim is for the student to gain such insight that, in their later practice as a doctor, they will be able to use pharmacotherapy in an optimal and responsible manner.

The teaching should provide the student with an understanding of the mechanisms of action of drugs, their fate in the organism and the main pharmacokinetic principles. The student should be able to establish a rational pharmacotherapeutic strategy based on knowledge of the main therapeutic groups and the respective drugs.

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In the nineteenth century men lost their fear of God and acquired a fear of microbes.

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