oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Basic concepts in pharmacology, drug action and pharmacokinetics
Part 4 : the pharmacokinetic processes of metabolism and elimination : basic pharmacology
This is the fourth and final instalment in a series of articles on the basics of pharmacology, drug action and pharmacokinetics, in which interactive explanations are used to illustrate the last two of the four basic pharmacokinetic processes, namely metabolism and elimination (i.e. the 'M' and 'E' of the "ADME" processes). This series uses excerpts and diagrams with permission from the 2nd edition of Pharmacology in Clinical Practice: Application Made Easy for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals, and is compiled and expanded upon by the author.
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