Upon completion of the chapter the reader will be able to

1. Define different age groups within the pediatric population.

2. Explain general pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic differences in pediatric versus adult patients.

3. Identify factors that affect selection of safe and effective drug therapy in pediatric patients.

4. Identify strategies for appropriate medication administration to infants and young children.

5. Apply pediatric pharmacotherapy concepts to make drug therapy recommendations, assess outcomes, and effectively communicate with patients and caregivers.

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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