Must-Read by all UGs! Highlights: “Competency Based Practical Pharmacology” is a comprehensive text book written as per the CBME curriculum, recommended by NMC. Book details exact competency number along with description highlighted at start of each chapter. Lucidly organized contents in four sections – Clinical pharmacy, Clinical pharmacology, Experimental pharmacology and Communication skills – divided into 23 important chapters. Attractive and relevant illustrations in each chapter for enhanced learning experience. Features the important skills to be imbibed in budding doctors which will aid in rational therapeutics. Detailed and illustrated description of various dosage forms and routes of drug administration. Provides step-by-step guidance to the process of rational prescribing, together with many illustrative examples. Extensive description of novel skills like CAL, mannequin and drug promotional literature (DPL). Emphasis on Communication skills is an added highlight which will inculcate empathy for patients in young minds. Majority of the chapters contains clinical case-based scenarios with step wise explanation for simple and fluent understanding. Concerned competencies contain specific learning objectives in the beginning and student activity at the end of chapter for self-assessment. Though this book is primarily intended for undergraduate students, postgraduate students and practicing doctors may also find it a source of new ideas.