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Neoplasm
Any abnormal growth of cells
Pharmacology
study of the effectsof drugs on living systems and their therapeutic uses
Bioavailabilty
amount of drug that is availablein the systemic circulation after the drughas been administered
Pharmacognosy
study of the characteristics of natural drugs
Toxicology
science of poisons
Posology
the science of dosages
Pharmacokinetics
What the body does to the drug
Pharmacodynamics
what the drug does to the body
Identify 5 sources of drugs and one example
Plants (belladonna)
Animals (heparin)
Minerals (iron)
Microorganisms (vaccines)
Synthetics (aspirin)
10 factors that influence drug effects on body
age, size,gender,time of admin,drug interactions,tolerance,genetic factors,resistance
What is the normal adult surface area?
1.72 meters squared
4 main types of adverse reactions
Direct toxicity, allergic reactions,side effects, drug dependence
Factors that influence absorption of drugs
Solubility,dissolution rate,concentration,circulation to the admin site, surface area
4 pharmacokinetic properties of drugs
Absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion
Identify doasage form that provides most bioavailability
Oral solid dosage form
What is the most common reason for changing dose of a medication?
Renal Insufficiency or failure
5 basic cell constituents
Water, Electrolytes, Protein, Lipids, and carbohydrates
Isotonic
solutions that are said to be in tone contains 0.9% NaCl or equivalent
List 5 skin functions
Protection, sensation, thermoregulation, secretion, synthesis of vitamin D
What is the most common reason for changing dose of a medication?
Renal Insufficiency or failure
5 basic cell constituents
Water, Electrolytes, Protein, Lipids, and carbohydrates
Isotonic
solutions that are said to be in tone contains 0.9% NaCl or equivalent
List 5 skin functions
Protection, sensation, thermoregulation, secretion, synthesis of vitamin D