SOLUTIONS TO EXERCISES, LESSON 3
1. a Congestive heart failure is nonefficient pumping of the heart that leads
to an increase in the heart size and heart rate. (para 3-2)
The digitalizing dose is the large initial dose of the drug that is given to
the patient in order to relieve the symptoms of congestive heart failure.
3. a The digitalizing dose is the first and largest dose given to the patient, while
the maintenance dose is the amount of drug given to the patient on a daily
9. d A very rapid heart beat with rhythm present.
10. a Elevated levels of cholesterol, triglycerides, and/or lipoproteins in the