General Critical Care-ACCS
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Leading cause of death from ACS is
ST elevation or depression is
Oxygen, morphine, aspirin, and Nitro are used for STEMIs, the acronym
First test to do to see if pt has brain death?
Obtain an ABG ??? minutes after apnea test and if CO2 is above??? then it is a positive test
Must exclude hypothermia protocols and drug toxicity prior to brain death diagnosis
2nd test to to confirm brain death
cerebral perfusion scan
Formula for CPP
What agents help reduce ICP
mannitol and hypertonic
High dose barbiturates decrease ?? examples are Pentobarbital, Propofol, and Benzos
Drug to treat seizures (phenytoin)
Treatment for progressive ischemic stroke
treatment for cardioembolic stroke (no hemmorhage on CT)
If you can't give aspirin what med do you give
What do you give for TIA
What do you give for DVTs
Cool extremities, oliguria, and lactic acidosis are symptoms of..?
Cardiogenic shock is different, you want to
take away fluid
Dopamine, dobutamine, and norepi are given for..? b/c they're vasopressors
How do you treat cardiogenic shock..???
Oligemic shock is also known as
Acute renal failure is a sign of
Oliguria is defined as ??? ml/hr
less than 17-40
diffuse muscle injury
In traumatic cases, CPK is > 5000 IU/L and the precensce of ??? turns the urine a brown color
What may be indicated for pts with high BUN, creatinine, and positive fluid balance?
thrombocytopenia usually starts as
Treatment for low platelet count- infusion of & IV ig
Patients with injury below C4 may initially breathe fine but progress to
What protein is harmful to the kidneys and may lead to renal failure
A condition where damaged muscle tissue breaks down rapidly and the breakdown products of damaged muscle cells are released into the bloodstream
dark, red, brown urine is caused by
What might occur when a pt has been trapped, injured to large muscle mass, or prolonged compression has occured?
Treatment for rhabomyolysis is?
iv and dialysis
Acyclovir is an
What is reccomended for catheter related infections
for mrsa give
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