Aminoglycoside dosage calculations
Choose the correct answer for each question.
 

1What model parameter causes the most variability in the aminoglycoside population model?
Kel
Vd
CL
Half-life

2The ideal dose (MD) is computed from
Vd
Target trough
Target peak
Both A and C
Both A and B

3What parameter is computed from a Dettli plot of creatinine clearance?
Kel
Vd
CL
All of the above

4The ideal dosing interval (tau) is computed from
Vd
Target peak
Target trough
Both A and C
Both B and C

5Sawchuk and Zaske's method utilizes peak and trough levels to compute:
Kel
Vd
Ideal dose
Both B & C
Both B & A