This project will examine your understanding of the key concepts that are discussed in Chapters 9-12.

In the form of a PowerPoint Presentation or Research Paper using correct APA format, using your textbook, as well as resources from the CSU Online Library, address the following questions related to two agents from the classes listed above.

1. Provide a background/introduction of the agents.

2. Discuss the role of the agents in medicine. With poisons, discuss the severity of the poison and the effectiveness

of the antidote. With drugs of abuse discuss the severity of the abuse potential and methods for addressing


3. What is (are) the intended use, intended response, or impact on the applicable body systems?

4. Briefly discuss how the use of poisons and addictive drugs differ from the use of antibacterial and antiviral agents.

5. Provide a conclusion that provides a take home message about each class.

Your paper should be four-five pages in length (not including the title and

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