BIO 316 Week 1 Assignment GCU
Week One Assignment Questions
Which dosage forms are most appropriate for administering drugs to pediatric patients? Adults? Homework is to be presented as a short (70?word) paragraph response for each question. The assignment is to be submitted as a Microsoft Word document electronically to the instructor.
- What are the processes involved in disintegration and dissolution?
- Give a definition of pharmacokinetics.
- Examine the processes of absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion, and explain why they occur in this order.
- What determines the absorption ability of a drug?
- Give a definition of the term pharmacodynamics.
- Compare the different ways drugs can interact with the body, depending on their mechanism of action.
- What relationship is there between drug response relationships, serum? concentration profile, and drug manufacturing?
- How does an adverse effect of a drug occur? What are the causes of some drug? drug interactions?
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
You are not required to submit to LopesWrite.
1-Clinical Pharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple Olson, J. (2010). Clinical pharmacology made ridiculously simple (4th ed.). Miami, FL: Med Master, Inc. ISBN 9781935660002 (Available as print text only)
2-Periodic Table of the Elements
Refer to the Periodical Table as needed throughout the course. URL: http://conhs.gcumedia.com/periodicTable/periodic.htm
PDRhealth Physicians’ Desk Reference
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