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Clinical Application of Cholinergic Drugs/Cholinergic System

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Cholinergic type medications are a mainstay in clinical practice today. Dr. Zaafran goes over the

  • Basic physiology

  • Pharmacology

  • Usage of these medications in clinical practice.

In this video we will learn about :

1. Types of cholinergic receptors. 

2. Direct and indirect acting cholinergic agents. 

3. Drug effects of cholinergic agents.

4. Therapeutic uses of cholinergic agents.

5. Side effects of cholinergic agents. 

6.Cholinergic blocking agents and mechanism of action.

7. Therapeutic uses of anticholinergic drugs. 

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Ahmed Zaafran, MD

Ahmed Zaafran, MD

Co-founder, Chief Medical Officer Lucid Lanes Board-Certified Clinical and Research Anesthesiologist, TEDx Speaker

I’m currently the CEO and President of Lucid Lane Providers, and the Chief Medical Officer of Lucid Lane, Inc, a digital health company I co-founded in 2018. I am a digital health entrepreneur and clinical anesthesiologist. I trained at the world-renowned Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, and joined the faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine in the department of Anesthesiology from 2012-2021. My TEDx talk in 2023 focused on our data-driven solution, via therapy, to prevent and reduce opioid dependence around surgery, while leveraging technology to improve pain and patient outcomes. The intent is to provide value foremost to the patient to live a better life, while also creating an ecosystem of benefit to providers, payors, and employers.

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