Posted: June 23rd, 2017
James Perez, a nurse on a geriatric floor, is administering a dose of digoxin to one of his patients. The woman asks why she takes a different pill than her niece, who also has heart trouble. James replies that as people get older, liver and kidney function decline, and if the dose is as high as her niece’s, the drug will tend to:
A. have a shorter half-life.
C. have decreased distribution.
D. have increased absorption.
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