The lecture Possibilities and limitations of therapeutic drug monitoring, imparted by Prof. Emilio Perucca, from the University of Pavia, Italy, inaugurated the Academic Year 1988-1989 of the Catalan Society of Pharmacology. This inaugural meeting was held on October 17, 1988 at the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands.
The third international symposium organized by the Esteve Foundation was held on October 12-15, 1988 in Majorca and focused on dose-response relationships in clinical pharmacology. This finding, i.e. a clear relationship between the dose or concentration of a drug and a given effect, is considered to be a reliable way of attributing the action of…