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First week overview

What can you expect to learn from this week?
Professor Daniel Brown will explain the topic:
The Fish Tank – A Simplified Model of First-Order Elimination.

Summary of Week 1:

1. Use the Fish Tank Model to define the volume of distribution, clearance, and elimination rate constant
2. Explain why changes in protein binding can affect clearance and volume
3. Determine the factors that affect the area under the curve
4. Describe how half-life and the percent of drug remaining are determined when a drug is eliminated

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Clinical Pharmacokinetics: Dosing and Monitoring

Taipei Medical University