Learning Pharmacology by metaphors: a tale of NSAIDs

Authors

  • Gurudas Khilnani Department of Pharmacology, Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences, Kutch, Gujarat, India
  • Ajeet Kumar Khilnani Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat, India
  • Rekha Thaddanee Department of Paediatrics, Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20190675

Keywords:

Metaphors NSAIDs, Pharmacology

Abstract

Metaphors are increasingly used for learning in medical education.1,2 Learning can be facilitated by giving homologous/analogous examples and story-telling.3-5 The undergraduate students are involved, and learning becomes enjoyable and stress-free. Here is a conversation between two NSAIDs while travelling in anthropomorphic forms (human beings) and discussing the detailed pharmacology and therapeutics of NSAIDs.

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Published

2019-02-23

How to Cite

Khilnani, G., Khilnani, A. K., & Thaddanee, R. (2019). Learning Pharmacology by metaphors: a tale of NSAIDs. International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 8(3), 610–613. https://doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20190675

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