Department of Agad Tantra
Motherhood Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital, Roorkee
Agad Tantra deals with study of the poisons, its action, clinical manifestation diagnosis of acute, chronic and cumulative toxicity and treatment. Poison refers to the toxins produced by toxic materials and living organism which are dangerous to human beings e.g. poisonous plants, heavy metal and its compound, the venom of snake, scorpion, spiders, bees etc., bacterial and non-bacterial food poisoning, artificial poison like insecticide, herbicide and rodenticide etc.
It also includes occupational and industrial toxicity, its clinical manifestation, diagnosis and management. It includes also acute, chronic toxicity of various addicted drugs, its withdrawal and its management. The Department imparts Under Graduate education and training to students in Ayurvedic classical references of Visha (poison), its detailed description, its classifications and examinations, diseases caused by it, principles of managements and preventive measures of the poisons, and legal aspect of medical practice, medical aspects of Law and forensic medicine.to impart quality education to the Undergraduate students meeting the highest of standards in vogue.
1. Departmental activities through Group performance with equal participation of teaching staff and students.
2. Clinical training by way of active involvement in OPD, De-addiction unit, case presentations and clinical discussions.
3. Regularly organized activities – Departmental Seminars, Workshops, Journal Club Meetings and Presentations, Group Discussions on innovative ideas.
4. The department has Academic section and Museum which are spread over a spacious area. The department is well equipped with teaching/learning resources