5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Benzo-diazapines PG
- alpha 2-adrenergic agonist Brest feeding
- Beta blocker MOA
- Benzo-diazapines Contraindication*
- Beta blocker USE
- a Will pass into breastmilk, not recommended,
- b Use for patients facing anxiety-producing events such as performing on stage, making a speech, and test anxiety. Allows for cognition unlike Benzodiazepines
- c contraindicated in patients with with lung problems, precipitate suicidal tendencies and are sometimes used for suicidal overdoses in patients with major depression. Individuals with a history of alcohol, opiods and barbiturate abuse should avoid benzodiazepines,
- d Block the effects of epinephrine and norepinephrine from beta-adrenergic receptors throughout the body (beta 1 and beta 2); decrease HR and BP associated with anxiety, has NO effect on cognition
- e D, not recommended, associated with floppy infant syndrome, neonatal withdrawl symptoms, poor sucking reflex
5 Multiple choice questions
- Monitor SE/ADEs, start low and go slow, assess risk of fall
- Report SOB, new-onset depression or worsen existing depression. Start lowest and go slow. Do not suddenly stop taking.Do not stand or sit up too quickly; hold onto railings when going up/down steps. Educate diabetics to check glucose levels often.
- Heart rate, monitor glucose in patients with diabetes, blood pressure, respiratory rate, O2SAT
- Bradycardia, chest pain, severe dizziness or fainting, irregular heart rate, skin rash, hypoglycemia, depression, heart block, bronchospasm, dyspnea
- sedative, hypnotic (induce sleep), anxiolytic (antianxiety), anticonulsant (seizure), muscle relaxant and amnesic (loss unpleasant memory)
5 True/False questions
Serotonin receptor agonist Pediatric → Takes several weeks to reach therapeutic effect. Take exactly as prescribed in order to decrease risk of dependence. Do not just discontinue taking these drugs, your doctor may want to taper off the dose in order to avoid withdrawal symptoms.
Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic DDI → induce sleep, sedative and hypnotic.
Non-benzodiazepine Sedative-hypnotic EE → induce sleep, sedative and hypnotic.
Benzo-diazapines SE → drowsiness, lack of coordination (impaired driving skills), cognitive impairements, paradoxical effects (aggression, insomnia, anxiety, seizure, irritable, impulsive).
Benzo-diazapines GERO → sedative, hypnotic (induce sleep), anxiolytic (antianxiety), anticonulsant (seizure), muscle relaxant and amnesic (loss unpleasant memory)