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Drug Administration Across  the Lifespan
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Objectives Understand basic concepts of human growth and  development Explain how physical, cognitive, and psychomotor  development influences pharmacotherapy. Match the five pregnancy categories with their definitions Identify the importance of teaching the breast-feeding mother  about prescription, OTC drugs, and herbal products Describe physiological and biochemical changes that occur in  the older adult, and how these affect pharmacotherapy Understand nursing and pharmacologic implications across  the lifespan
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Human Growth and  Development Growth:  Increase in______________ Development:________ changes that in  physical, psychomotor, and cognition Occurs in a _______________fashion
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Organ systems Undergo predictable change impacting: ____________of medication     metabolism of medication ____________of medication     elimination of medication  
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Principles of Drug Administration During   Pregnancy and Lactation _____________when possible What is _______for the mother is  _________for the baby Weigh _________vs risk of adverse  effects #1 cause of preventable birth defects?
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Physiological change of PG  The fabulous placenta __________________ Some substances can cross to the baby Some substances are blocked ____________to experimentally test  drugs for teratogenic impact in  pregnancy
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Physiologic changes of pg  impacting absorption ___________________ Delayed gastric emptying and slower  transit time means increased absorption Increased tidal volume and pulmonary  vasodilation allows inhaled drugs to  absorb more quickly
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