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AGADATANTRA, VYAVAHARAYURVED  EVUM VIDHIVAIDYAK

 
Theory One Paper – 100 Marks

Practical/Viva voice -100 Marks

Lectures                - 100

Practicals / Demonstrations – 50

Paper I                   100 Marks

Part A                      50 Marks

AGADATANTRA– VISHA CHIKITSA        

(AYURVEDIC &CONTEMPORARY TOXICOLOGY)

 

01.Derivation and definition of Agadatantra and Visha, Visha Utpatti, Visha Prabhava, Visha pranaharana Kriya, Visha Guna, Visha gati.

02.Origin and Classification of Visha:-  Its sources, Differences between Visha, Madya and Oja guna, Visha Upadrava and Visha Mukta Lakshana.

03.Tests for detection of Visha, Visha Data lakshana, Visha peeta lakshana, Signs and symptoms of Visha afflicted organs and personal effects. (Poisoning with anjana, lepa paduka, abharana etc. - contact poisons).

04.Contamination of air, water, soil etc. (Visha mishrita – Vayu, Jala, Desha, Kala and their management), their contemporary significance. Samuhika vishaprayoga-Effects of chemical and Nuclear warfare

05.Signs and symptoms of poisons of plant kingdom and their management. Visha and Upavisha. Arka, Snuhi, Langali, Karaveera, Gunja, Ahiphena, Dhattura, Bhallataka, Vatsanabha, Kupeelu, Jayapala, Bhang, Tobacco, Parthenium historiferous, Chitraka  Eranda, digitalis and  cerebra odollum. (Signs and symptoms, Fatal Dose, Fatal period, Treatment,post mortem appearences and Medico legal importance). 

06.Gara visha, Dooshi visha and, Viruddhahara– their concepts, classification,

management and contemporary significance. Essentials of Food poisoning.

07.Study of chaturvimshatyupakrama of Caraka.   

08.Jangama Visha (Animal poisoning and zoonotic diseases) – Detailed           study of sarpa, keeta, lootha, vrischika, Mooshika, Alarka – Visha; Lakshana, Bheda, Chikitsa and their Sadhyasadhyata.  (contemparary and classical views),(Signs and symptoms, classification, management, prognosis and  medico legal importance) Visha Sankata, Shanka Visha

09 Acids and Alkalis – Fatal Dose, Fatal period, signs and  symptoms, cause of death, treatment, medico legal  importance and postmortem appearance of – Sulphuric acid, Hydrochloric acid, Nitric acid, Hydrocyanic acid, Oxalic acid, Carbolic acid, Formic acid and alkalis in general, treatment and safety measures.

10 Asphyxiants – Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen sulphide;

Stimulants – Antihistamines, Cocaine

Hallucinogens – LSD

Sedatives and Hypnotics – Barbiturates 

Petroleum – Kerosene Poisoning

Organo phosphorus compounds

 Aluminum phosphate, Zinc phosphide 

11 Definition of Toxicology, classification of poisons, their actions and routes of   

    administration, absorption, excretion, metabolism, diagnosis and general

    principles of treatment, duties of a medical practitioner in case of suspected

    poisoning.

 

12 Metallic and Nonmetallic poisoning  

    General characters, Signs and symptoms, Fatal dose, fatal period, Treatment,    

    Medico Legal Importance and Postmortem Appearance of

    1.Nonmetallic poisons – Phosphorous, iodine

    2.Metallic poisoning – Arsenic, Mercury, Lead, Copper, Zinc, Tin and Radiation metals.

13   Madya Visha and Madatyaya; Alcohol poisoning (Ethanol and Methanol)

14  Laws related to poisons - Poisons act 1919, Dangerous  Drug act 1930,

Drugs and cosmetic act 1940, Narcotic drugs and Psychotropic substances Act 1985, Pharmacy Act 1948, Criminal poisoning.

 

Part B                                                                                            50 Marks

VYAVAHARAYURVED  EVUM VIDHIVAIDYAK

(FORENSIC MEDICINE AND MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE)

 

 01   Introduction, Definition and concise history of Forensic medicine    (Vyavahara Ayurveda) and Medical jurisprudence (vidhivaidyaka). Introduction to Indian Penal Code, Indian Evidence Act and Criminal Procedure Code.

 02   Personal identity and its medico legal aspects, forensic odontology, forensic serology and DNA profiling.

 03   Death and its Medico Legal Aspects.

 04   Medico legal autopsy and exhumation.

 05   Injuries and   wounds and its medico legal aspects.

 06   Dowry deaths, their medico legal importance and  laws in relation to it.

 07   Asphyxial deaths and its Medico Legal importance.

 08   Death due to heat, cold and starvation.

 09   Virginity, Pregnancy, Delivery; Impotence & sterility, Artificial Insemination, Legitimacy, Abortion, Infanticide battered baby and their Medico Legal importance. Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act.

 10   Sexual offences, Sexual perversions and their medico legal aspects.   

 11   Forensic psychiatry.

 12  Ethics as in classics. Types of physicians and methods of identification , Pranabhisara and   Rogabhisara Physicians, Qualities of physician, Responsibilities of Physicians, Chaturvidha Vaidyavrutti, Duties of physician to his patient, Vaidya sadvrittam,Apoojya Vaidya, Accepting fees, Relationship with females. 

 13   Laws in relation to medical practitioners: Indian Medicine Central Council Act, Code of Medical Ethics, General Principles, duties of a physician towards his patient, towards the profession at large, professional services of physicians to each other, duties of a physician in consultation, duties of a physician in cases of interference, duties of a physician to the public, Physician’s responsibility in criminal matters, duties of a patient, professional negligence, civil negligence, criminal negligence, medico legal aspects of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, rights of an unborn child, transplantation of human organs Bill 1994, Pre Natal Diagnostic Testing Act, donation of cornea, malingering of feigned diseases, international code of medical ethics for doctors.

  PRACTICAL                                                                            50 Hours

1.   Post Mortem examination                                                      10

2.   Evidence in the court                                                          10

3.   Demonstrations in the Toxicology museum                               10

4.   Clinical postings                                                                  20

 

  PRACTICAL                                                                           100 Marks

 

1.   Daily activities (Presented as Clinical Record/ Herbarium)           10

2.   Post Mortem examination - Record                                         10

3.   Compilation Work                                                                10

4.   Identification (spotting) and clinical case presentation               40

5.   Viva – voce                                                                        30

Reference Books

1 Topics related to Agada Tantra from Caraka Samhita, Sushrutha Samhitha, Ashtanga Hridaya, Ashtanga Samgraha, kasyapasamhitha, yogarethnakara, Bhavaprakasha and Madhavanidana.
2 Vidhivaidyaka (Vyavaharayurveda Vijnan) -    Dr. Charuchandra Pathak

3 Medical Jurisprudence and toxicology   -    Modi

4 Basavarajeeyam                               -    Edited by Vd.Govardhan       

5 Agada Tantra                                  -    Sh. Ramanath Dwivedi

6 Text book of Agadatantra                  -    Edited by Dr Huparikar

7 Agad tantra                                    –    Dr Shekher Namboodri

8 Agadatantra ki patyakram                   -     Edited By Dr Huparikar

9 Vishachikitsa                                    -   Vaidy Balakrishnan Nair, Kerala

(Ayurveda Toxicology English Translation)

10   Medical ethics and Medical Laws in India -      Dr. H.S. Mehta

11 Toxicology Ayurvedic Perspective             -     VPSV Ayurveda college, Kottakkal

12 Kautilya arthashastra (English)                 -     Prof. Kangle

13   Kautilya arthashastra (Hindi)                    -     Dr. Raghunath Singh

14   Vyavaharayurveda                                   -   Dr.Ayodhya Prasad Achal

15 Relevant topics from Manu Smriti

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