What does neupogen do for the body?
Enhances the production of WBCs
Why would patients take iron supplements?
Because they are anemic as a result of iron deficiency
What would you tell a patient on an iron supplement to help with constipation?
increase intake of fluids and fiber
What color is expected of stool when a patient is on iron supplements?
What are the different types of shock?
Septic, anaphylactic, hypovolemic, neurogenic, cardiogenic
When an individual is taking norepinephrine, what happens when you abruptly discontinue it?
What would you do when you discontinue norepinephrine
Wean off slowly
What is a high dose of dopamine called?
What does a cardiac dose of dopamine do?
What is a low dose of dopamine called?
What does a low dose of dopamine do?
What are the signs and symptoms of shock?
Pale, cold clammy skin, low bp, rapid shallow breathing
Sign of anaphelactic shock
Itching, hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of throat, rapid fall of bp
What does norepinephrine have to do with BP?
Vasoconstriction, BP goes up
What do you need to monitor for with norepinephrine?