Overview of this week
This week, Professor Daniel Brown is going to explain the dosing basics, and how to determine the right amount of drug for a patient.
Summary of Week 2:
- Compare and contrast the dynamics of administering a loading dose, a continuous infusion, or an intermittent dosing regimen, in terms of how to achieve a desired C0, Css, Cav,ss, Cmax,ss, or Cmin,ss.
- Explain how to determine percent of drug lost and how that factor relates to accumulation during a continuous infusion or an intermittent dosing regimen.
- Explain how the superposition principle and first-order linearity can be applied to drug dosing.
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