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 includes also 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 and Post 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.
PG department of Agad Tantra runs De-addiction unit at OPD –IPD level managing patients of different drug addictions (Alcohol,Tobacco,Cannabis,Opium). Our department also deals with the patients having Allergic Skin disorders and hair related problems. During the year under report, 1 Professor, 1 Associate Professor, 2 Lecturer with other supporting technical and non-technical staff was working in the Department.
The department is having well established infrastructure, and offers clinical services for a range of disorders by application of Ayurvedic treatment regimens through its well functioning units/clinics.
There is separate De-addiction unit functioning in the hospital where different types of addictions (Alcohol, Ganja, Opium, Psychological drugs, Charas, video-gaming etc.) and its associated complications are being managed by adopting different procedure such as Sarvangabhyang (Body massage) Shirodhara, Shiropichu etc. with Ayurvedic medicines. Proper counseling, behavior therapy, music therapy, meditation and yoga practices are also incorporated with De-addiction treatment.IPD facility is also available for such kind of patients
Our department also deals with the patients having Dushivishajanya Allergic Skin disorders .
The Drug Dependence Treatment Unit, P.G. Department of Agad tantra, National institute of Ayurveda was established in the 16 dec.2016 as the centre for treatment of drugs and substance abuse disorders and was functional from the premises of National institute of Ayurveda Jaipur Rajasthan. This unit has full range of specialists & treatment facilities including O.P.D and I.P.D facilities with expansion plan for the future. The unit has well qualified multi-disciplinary faculties, medical staff, and P.G. and PhD research scholars, nursing staff, laboratory personnel and administrative staff to render various modalities of care. Clinical care is provided through outpatient, inpatient settings. It deals with the treatment of disorders related to use of all illicit substances i.e. Alcohol, Opioids, Cannabis, Tobacco etc., internet gaming disorders along with and behavioral psychological disorders. Treatment modalities includes Shodhan(Purification methods), Shaman (pharmacological i.e. with medications) and non-pharmacological (i.e. psychological / social, Cognitive behavioral therapies) treatments. The unit carries out the relevant hematological, biochemical laboratory tests to monitor health damage along with different assessment scales of drug dependence.
Faculty of Agadtantra attended and keynote speaker in various seminars /webinars organized by different colleges/ university. Our Department had also organized many CMEs and lecture series. The Faculty of our department has been awarded by different organizations.
|1||Prof. Anita Sharma||Professor and Head||TEACHING|
|2||Dr Sharad Kumar Porte||Assosiate Professor||TEACHING|
|3||Dr Amol Kadu||Lecturer||TEACHING|
|4||Dr Dinesh Kumawat||Lecturer||TEACHING|
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