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Analgesic narcotics

Article Objectives Outline the gate theory of pain and explain therapeutic ways to block pain using the gate theory. Describe the therapeutic actions, indications, pharmacokinetics, contraindications, most common adverse reactions, and important drug–drug interactions associated with narcotics . Discuss the

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Cardiovascular medications

  Types of cardiovascular drugs Positive inotropic drugs: increase the force of myocardial contraction Negative inotropic drugs: decrease the force of myocardial contraction Positive chronotropic drugs: increase heart rate by altering the rate of impulse formation at the SA node

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Nursing and Medications

Drug Nomenclature • Chemical name – identifies drug’s atomic and molecular structure • Generic name – assigned by the manufacturer that first develops the drug • Official name – name by which it is identified in official publications USP and

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Antimanic drugs And Nursing Role

Definition of Antimanic drugs A group of medication used to treat manic episodes and bipolar disorder as a prophylaxis Action of Antimanic drugs – Enhance re-uptake of serotonin and nor epinephrine , so improve the mood – Block sensitive dopamine

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NITROGLYCERIN Lecture Notes

• Indications – Ischemic Chest Pain • Contraindications – BP<100mm Hg – Pt. Has already taken maximum dose of three doses (1.2mg) • Dose –.4mg sublingual • Tablet or Metered-dose Spray –. 4mg Trans-dermal patch – May repeat at 5

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