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1

What happens to lung and chest wall compliance as we age?

Decreases

2

What happens to metabolism and the elimination of drugs as we age?

Slows down

3

What percentage does cardiac output decrease by?

30%

4

What happens to free drug availability as we age?

increased due to decreased plasma proteins

5

How much does neuronal density reduce by the age of 80?

30%