The correlation between actual and calculated digoxin concentration
- At: Buenos Aires (Argentina) (2016)
- Type: Poster
- By: RAY, Chin-Ying (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Taoyuan, China Taiwan)
- Co-author(s): Chin-Ying Ray:|Shin-Tarng Deng:|Chi-Hua Chen:
Digoxin is mainly excretion by the kidneys. Due to its narrow therapeutic range, the elderly and renal dysfunction patients are at risk of digoxin toxicity. Therapeutic drug monitoring has become an integral part of digoxin prescribing. If a patient pre estimate blood concentration, using the adequate dose to be ensure patient medication safety.
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