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increases heart rate
you reverse a narcotic with
an example of an anticholingergic med is....
increase dosage first then increase frequency
Theophylline can be given PO or IV and blocks the enzyme breaking down cAMP. Safe therapeutic levels are
To treat thrush the antifungal agent ??? can be used
What is specifically indicated for pts with cystic fibrosis?
What can be used for pts with end stage COPD to releive sob (aerosolized)
Pentamidine (NebuPent) can be used to treat Pneumocystis jiroveci; has to be used with Respigard; commonly seen in pt with
aids and hiv
Etomidate does NOT affect the heart but does have the major disadvantage of
Diprivan, Etomidate, and Ketamine are all?
PTs with burns & motor neuron injuries have hyperkalmia so you wouldn't want to use? Same goes for spiked T waves or metabolic acidosis
Anectine is also known as??? It have a rapid onset and short duration of 5-10 min. Has a potential trigger of malignant hyperthermia
If succ is contraindicated in neuron injury pt then you should use
Rocuronium, pancuronium, cisatracurium (Nimbex), and vecuronium are all examples of
nondeplarizing neruo blocking
D-Tubocurarine (Curare) can cause histamine release and has the potential to cause bonchospasm. Some reversal agents include neostigmine, pyridostigmine and ?
Doxapram (Dopram) is a ???? stimulant
benzos have fewer adverse reactions and have replaced
On the modified Ramsay sedation scale the ideal level is ? responds to verbal commands
On the Richmond Agitation Sedation Scale you start at 0 and the ideal level is?
What causes anterograde amensia, is metabolized in liver, and has the side effects of hypotension and resp depression?
Midazolam (Versed), Lorazepam (Ativan), and Diazepam (Valium) are all
What is the reversal agent to benzos?
Sedative of choice for short term sedation
sedative that has the slowest onset of action with the longest duration, ideal for ventilated pts
What is indicated for pts with delirium, agitation or confusional anxiety
What depresses activity in brain cells and is used for sedation, increased ICP and insomia
Morphine can cause vasodilation and
What opoid agonist is commonly used in cardiac surgery due to low cardiac toxicity
Analgesic agents such as morphine, fentanyl, and ultiva are all
Mannitol (Osmitrol) is used for cerebral edema, drug toxicity, and OD. Its adverse effects are increased cardiac workload due to increased plasma vol
What is an example of a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor?
You should ??? diamox in renal failure or resp failure because it causes excretion of bicarbonate ions
Acronym for acue tx for STEMI
Clopidogrel (Plavix) or ticlopidine are used for
What reduces the risk of MI, stroke, and peripheral artery disease?
Low molecular weight heparin is also known as
Digitalis, digoxin are examples of ??? agents
decrease heart rate
atenolol, propranolol, labetalol are all
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