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- Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Definition
- Pharmacogenomics Definition
- Basic Pharmacokinetics
- Drug Concentration Over Time
- Drug Metabolism
- Drug Elimination
- Protein Binding
- Protein Availability and Drug Dosing
- Other Factors Affecting Drug Absorption and Distribution
- Given what you have learned thus far, which of the following statements below do you think is true?
- Steady State
- Steady State Example
- Peak and Trough Sampling Times
- Why TDM?
- Why TDM?
- Unexpected Concentrations
- A physician needs to prescribe a drug to a patient but the drug has a narrow therapeutic window. He is concerned about possible toxic effects. To asse...
- TDM For All Drugs?
- When is TDM Not Useful?
- Alternative to TDM
- Examples of Drugs That are Monitored by TDM
- TDM for Antibiotics
- TDM for Anticonvulsants
- TDM for Immunosuppressants
- TDM for Cardiac Medications
- TDM for Theophylline
- Albuterol is a fast-acting bronchodilator used acutely during asthma attacks. Which of the reasons below explains why TDM for albuterol is not availab...
- Laboratory Methods
Level of instruction: Intermediate
Intended Audience: Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians as well as other health care personnel who are responsible for prescribing and administering therapeutic medications.
Author Credentials: Kevin F. Foley, PhD, DABCC, MT, SC is the director of clinical pathology for the Kaiser Permanente Northwest region. He also teaches clinical chemistry at Oregon Health Sciences University. Dr. Foley earned his PhD in clinical pharmacology and toxicology at East Carolina School of Medicine in North Carolina. He received a PhD in clinical pharmacology and toxicology from Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC. He has been working in laboratory medicine for over 15 years, starting his career as a medical technologist.
Reviewer Credentials: Robert E. Moore, MLS(ASCP)CM, SCCM, TC(NRCC) is the lead technologist in the toxicology laboratory at Kaiser Permanente in Portland, Oregon where his responsibilities include methods development and validation, review of QC data, instrument troubleshooting, and employee training/competency assessment. In his career as a medical laboratory scientist, he has been a chemistry supervisor, toxicology supervisor, and laboratory director. He holds a Bachelors degree in Biology from Marshall University.