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Ep20 IADLS (SCUM)

SCUM   Shopping Cooking and Cleaning Using telephone or transportation Managing money and medications

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Ep19: ECG Lead Placement (BEEP)

White – right Clouds over grass (white over green) Smoke over fire (black over red) Chocolate on the stomach (brown)     BEEP   Bleeding

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Hydralazine: Apresoline (anti-hypertensive)

Generic Name hydralazine Trade Name Apresoline Indication hypertension Action arterial vasodilation by unclarified mechanism Therapeutic Class anti-hypertensive Pharmacologic Class vasodilator Nursing Considerations may cause tachycardia,

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Heparin: Hep-Lock (anticoagulant)

Generic Name heparin Trade Name Hep-Lock Indication Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and treatment, low dose used to ensure patency of IV catheters Action increases the inhibitory

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Haloperidol: Haldol (Antipsychotic)

Generic Name haloperidol Trade Name Haldol Indication Schizophrenia, mania, aggressive and agitated patient Action Alters the effect of dopamine Therapeutic Class Antipsychotic Pharmacologic Class butyrophenones

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Ep7: Hyponatremia (SALT LOSS)

SALT LOSS   Stupor/coma Anorexia, N&V Lethargy Tendon Reflexes decreased   Limp muscles (weakness) Orthostatic hypotension Seizures/headache Stomach cramping  

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Furosemide: Lasix (diuretics)

Generic Name Furosemide Trade Name Lasix Indication edema, hypertension Action prevents reabsorption of sodium and chloride in the kidneys, increase excretion of water, sodium, chloride,

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Ep3: Hyperkalemia (MACHINE, MURDER, AIRED)

Hyperkalemia Nursing Mnemonics   The hyperkalemia MACHINE    Medications – ACE Inhibitors, NSAIDS, potassium-sparing diuretics Acidosis – Metabolic and respiratory Cellular destruction – burns, traumatic

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Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST)

Normal 12-37 U/L Indications Monitor progression of: Liver disease Response to treatments. Monitor liver toxic medications Description Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) is an enzyme primarily found

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BiPAP vs CPAP

An overview of non invasive respiratory support for nursing students Let’s be honest . . . Ventilation can be a tough subject.  I have said

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