Topical Medications
Topical Medications

Topical Medications

by Pravin Shukle, MD

Topical medications have been a part of physicians’ therapeutic arsenal since antiquity, in the form of herbal remedies and ointments. Today, topical medications are still very much in use for the management of multiple conditions and symptoms related to the skin. Antifungal ointment for athlete's foot and ibuprofen gel for musculoskeletal pain relief are common examples.

In this course, the student will be introduced to the types of topical medication: stable and unstable mixtures.

For optimal comprehension, the student should be familiar with the histology of the skin, the physiology of skin repair, and the pathophysiologies of the most common ailments that require topical management.

Course Details

  • Videos 3
  • Duration 0:15 h
  • Quiz questions 8
  • Concept Pages 0


Your Educators of course Topical Medications

 Pravin Shukle, MD

Pravin Shukle, MD

Dr. Pravin Shukle is a board certified specialist in internal medicine and currently works as an Independent Medical Practice Professional in Ontario, Canada.
He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1994.
Dr. Shukle is an avid speaker and performs over 150 special lectures across the nation each year with various audiences ranging from the general public, to nurses, to physicians, to medical specialists.
Within Lecturio, he teaches courses on Pharmacology.

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