Published: 2019-02-23

Learning Pharmacology by metaphors: a tale of NSAIDs

Gurudas Khilnani, Ajeet Kumar Khilnani, Rekha Thaddanee


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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