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  1. What is the areas of Pharmacokinetics?
    • Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Excretion
    • (All dynamic processes; all take place at same time)

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  2. What is Parmacology?
    The study of drugs and the effects they exert on the body
  3. What is Toxicology?
    • The study of adverse or harmful effects of drugs on the body
    • All medications are toxic at a high enough dose
  4. What is Therapeutics
    The study of disease states and the medications used to treat those disease states
  5. Hypertension directly increases..?

    A) The risk of coronary disease
    B) Heart attacks
    C) Strokes
    D) A whole host of other issues
    E) All of the above
    E) All of the above
  6. The "Silent Killer" & the most common disease state in the US?
  7. Without blood circulation, ___ & ___ would not get to vital organs
    oxygen food
  8. Average systolic pressure over diastolic pressure?
  9. ___ delivers drugs to their site of action
  10. Pre-hypertension
    systolic 120-139 diastolic 80-89
  11. Stage 1 hypertension
    140-159 or 90-99

    See Doc monthly until goal reached, then every 3 to 6 months
  12. Stage 2 Hypertension
    160 or higher or 100 or higher

    See Doc monthly until goal reached, then every 3 to 6 months
  13. one in ___ Americans has elevated blood pressure
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Basic Pharmacology, Hypertension
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