3. Implications of Drug Dosage Form Alteration When Working With Therapy Patient and Athletes
This chapter focuses specifically on issues potentially encountered in the therapist and athletic training environment. We will look at administration and dosage form reasons for toxicity or lack of efficacy, and how a patient or athlete’s maintenance medications may impact outcomes should they be altered, not administered correctly, or used under other than normal conditions. The theoretical framework for the section will be a focus on the special situation that activity related to therapy and athletics presents.