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Organtissue therapeutic effect side effects adverse

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Unformatted text preview: n/tissue Therapeutic effect Side effects Adverse effects Pharmacokinetics Pharmacokinetics Absorption – Point of entry into bloodstream – Loading dose – Maintenance dose Distribution – Absorption to site of action – Blood-brain barrier Pharmacokinetics Pharmacokinetics Metabolism – Biotransformation/breaking down – First-pass effect Excretion – Metabolism, back to circulation, to site of exit Therapeutic blood level – Peak and trough Pharmacokinetics Pharmacokinetics Half life Onset Peak Duration Plateau Drug Actions Drug Allergic responses – Antigen-antibody response – Hypersensitivity – Anaphylaxis Idiosyncratic responses Drug tolerance Drug Interactions Drug Synergistic effect Antagonistic effect Factors Affecting Drug Actions Factors Diet Environment Developmental Socioeconomic Psychological Physiological Types of Orders Types Standing orders PRN orders Single orders STAT orders Components and Processing of Medication Orders Medica...
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