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Success (Tips) Guide For Pharmacy Students

Pharmacy students want to succeed in school. They are finding it hard to find their footing. They observe this is not the case with friends from other departments. They begin to wonder what is the way forward. At the end, not all that got admission got through. Many that got through had a hard time.
The problems many pharmacy students face in school is not new. It has been there before us and it is still there. There is no sign it is stopping anytime soon. Majority of these problems can be avoided or better still handled successfully without much stress. Advise from pharmacist have proven timely in many scenarios. This is because they have been there before. Unfortunately, many of these pharmacist do not have all the time in the world to put down these problems and their solutions in writing. This makes it difficult for pharmacy students already in school.
It is not only pharmacy students who seek advice but don't get it. Not at all. Many aspirants are also out there seeking to k…

Difference Between Side, Adverse And Toxic Effects Of Medicine

Pharmaceutical medicine is a drug that is used to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent a disease. These medicines affect the body in one way or the other. These effects are called side, adverse and toxic effects. These effects arise as a result of what the body does to the drug and what the drug does to the body.
Read Also: How to give children drugs at home The same drug can be given through different route. This can also affect the level of negative effect on the body. A drug through the oral route may have a different level of negative effect compared to a drug through intravenous. Most drug information leaflet give some list of negative effects about their products. However, some companies always claim some products does not have any. Most of the companies making such claims are those who produce herbal supplements. This can be true considering the fact that we select food that we eat devoid of negative effects. Negative effect or not, we should all know the different types and what to d…

How To Replace An Employee That Resign In A Pharmacy Business

A good employee resigning is an employer's greatest nightmare. Yet, it is almost inevitable. No matter how good you are and your work environment is to your employees, they must leave one day. Employees have different reasons they leave. Some leave due to a change of location, health condition, poor work environment, employer character, leaving for school, marital status, better job, etc. From the above reason, you may think as an employer that none or most of the reasons are not genuine. But no matter the reason, employee resignation can negatively affect the business. That is why a good manager must fathom these kinds of problems and create a plan to avoid it. So what can be done to reduce employee resignation? What can an employer do to make employees stay? How to reduce the negative effect of the resignation? This and many more will be covered in this post. What To Do Before Employee ResignationRulesWhen you employ anyone, make sure you set the rules right. Different from duties…

An Overview On The Various Types Of Hepatitis Disease

Hepatitis is a disease of the liver characterized by inflammation. This condition is very common with less emphasis on it. It is more common than human immune virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). It is also deadly. Causes Of HepatitisHepatitis is caused by living and non living agents. The living agents are hepatitis A, B, C, D and E virus which have been well documented and recognized by the world health organisation (WHO). Hepatitis G is a recent discovery with little known about it. Non living agents include alcohol, medication, drugs, toxins, and autoimmune disease. All the causes have similar signs and symptoms. The symptoms include jaundice, dark urine, extreme fatigue, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Some do resolve on their own while others may progress to chronic stages. Such scenarios include scarring, cirrhosis or liver cancer. This can eventually cause death. VirusViral hepatitis are more common than the other causes. Hepatitis B and C are the most prev…

Difference Between Drug, Medicine, Hard And Soft Drugs

What is drug? What is medicine? What is hard or soft drug? What do they contain? This is the most confusing topic in pharmacy school behind the difference between pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, side/adverse effects and pharmacists council of Nigeria/pharmaceutical society of Nigeria. There are several blogs that have come out to explain the later but few have touchdown on that of drugs and medicine. Drug And MedicineDrug is derived from the Greek word 'pharmakon' which means drug. On the other hand, medicine is derived from a Latin word 'medicus' which means healing or physician. In pharmacy, the word drug is used for a substance that acts on the living body altering the physiological process and is used for prevention, diagnosis, control and treatment of disease. Read Also: The consequences of taking medicine with soft drink We see medicine as a formulated drug having a definite dosage and dose which is used for the prevention, diagnosis, control and treatment of dis…

Contents Of A Home Made First Aid Kit Box

First aid is the emergency treatment given to a person before the arrival of better medical care. It can be administered by anybody with an idea of what is going on. It can happen at home or even in a hospital before the arrival of a medical doctor. To be able to administer first aid to a person, there are tools needed. If the tools are not available, it hinders the provision of such service. That is why the world health organisation (WHO) encourage persons to have a first aid kit. The first aid kit is supposed to contain equipment and medication to handle first aid, all package inside a box. Because there are several types of emergency conditions, the first aid kit consists of equipment and medication to handle many types of health conditions. Read Also: First aid treatment for gunshot wound A first aid kit for home will be a little bit different from that for a car and a workplace. It is important that the person putting the kits together put that into consideration. There are standard f…

All The Useful Tips To Treat Insomnia (Sleepless Nights)

We all need sleep. The length of sleep varies from person to person and age. However, the average person needs about seven hours of sleep a night. A good night sleep leave one feeling refreshed and energized for the days activity. It plays an important role in our overall health and well-being. Sleeping for the number of hours per night is one thing (quantity), having a good night sleep is another (quality). Unfortunately, in some countries one in ten people suffer from insomnia. Insomnia is a medical condition in which the person finds it difficult to sleep and staying asleep. In some other cases, they wake up several times a night or wake up early in the morning and find it difficult to fall back asleep. At the end, the person doesn't feel refreshed after waking up.
Read Also:Effect of computer screen on eyes Causes Of Insomnia There are so many causes of Insomnia. It will require a couple of questions and accurate reply from  patient to pinpoint the actual cause pertaining to that p…

NYSC Programme Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) And Answers

A couple of questions from prospective corp members (PCM) and corp members (CM) alike. This post will answer some of the basic questions about the national youth service corps (NYSC) programme. After registration and mobilization, this is what you will see on your dashboard. Corp Members Dashboard After you have successfully login to your NYSC account, the first screen that appears is your Dashboard. It displays your basic details, pictures and other links. Login Details Reset The facility to reset your login details is online. In a situation it does not work, you can call NYSC helplines, chat with an agent on the NYSC chat platform or proceed to any State Secretariat closest to you and present your complain. You can change your password whenever you like.  Biometric Failure In Camp Write and submit an application letter in the orientation camp before leaving, NYSC will drop it against next Batch/Stream for recapture. Wrong Date Of Graduation For the wrong date of graduation on your call-up le…