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highest pressure exerted on the circulatory system, first sound heard when taking the blood pressure
lowest pressure of the circulatory system, last sound heard when taking the blood pressure
vessels that return oxygen poor blood to the heart, valves in them prevent blood from flowing backwards
high abuse potential that has accepted medical usefulness (ex:morphine, demerol, percodan, amphetamines)
council on dental therapeutics
gathers information to assist dental professionals. responsible for all drugs that are used in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of dental diseases.
medications dealing with the heart
(ex: nitroglycerin - angina
asprin - thinning of blood
digitalis - strengthening heart
action of drugs together in such a way that the combined effect in greater that the effect of either drug alone
science of poisons their actions upon living organisms, their detection and treatment of damage to the organism produced by them
agent that constricts of closes the blood vessels by causing the contraction of the smooth muscle in the vessel wall
inadequate passage of oxygen and nutrients to the cells of the body. causes fright, extreme fatigue, and stress
pain in the chest as a result of narrowing of the arteries caused by decreased blood to the heart
fainting, loss of consciousness, caused by blood supply to the brain. elevate feet above head, use spirits of ammonia
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