Viva 3

This Viva will explore your knowledge of basic pharmacology and poisoning.

Q 1. Describe the factors that affect ORAL drug absorption

This viva explored basic pharmacology, dose response curves and poisoning as it related to paracetamol, aspirin and organophosphates. Areas of weakness included the depth of knowledge regarding basic pharmacology as it related to concepts such as clearance and bioavailability and first pass metabolism.