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Informed consent is the process in which a health care provider educates a patient about the risks, benefits, and alternatives of a given procedure or intervention. The patient must be competent to make a voluntary decision about whether to undergo the procedure or intervention.
Population pharmacokinetics (pop PK)
Population pharmacokinetics (pop PK) allows for the evaluation of inter-individual variability in drug pharmacokinetics and can help to improve dosing recommendations and therapeutic outcomes. By studying drug pharmacokinetics in a population, it is possible to identify factors that may influence drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination, such as age, gender, body weight, and other factors.