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1. An older adult patient who has hypertension is prescribed enalapril (Vasotec), a drug that iseliminated by the kidneys. Before the patient begins the drug, the health care professional should assesswhich of the following blood levels?
2. A health care professional is talking to a patient about giving the correct does of acetaminophen(Tylenol) to the patient’s infant. The health care professional explains that infants can absorb certaindrugs at different rates than adults. Which of the following is a physiologic characteristic of infants thatcan alter drug absorption?
3. Which of the following information should health care professionals consider when calculating drugdosages for infants and children compared with adults?
4. A health care professional is caring for a patient who is having cardiac dysrhythmias and is takingdigoxin (Lanoxin). The health care professional should recognize that which of the following routes ofadministration has the fastest rate of absorption?
5. A health care professional administers 2 units of Regular insulin (humulin R) to a patient bysubcutaneous injection at 0700. The package insert included with the Regular insulin bottle states thatthe onset of action is 30 to 60 min, the peak effect is 1 to 5 hr, and the duration of action is 6 to 10 hr.The health care professional should advise the patient to expect the lowest blood glucose level at whichof the following times?

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Pharmacology, Health care provider, Paracetamol, Codeine

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