Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Exam

Signs of Malignant Hyperthermia Tachycardia, total body rigidity, masseter muscle rigidity, inc. temp, CO2 retention, lethal arrhythmia
Treatment for Malignant Hyperthermia EMS, O2, Dantrolene, IV Cold Saline, ice packs to groin, axilla and neck
Standard colors for gas cylinders in the US Oxygen-green; Nitrous- blue; Carbon Dioxide- Gray; Compressed Air- Yellow; Nitrogen- Black; Helium- brown
What type of med is Methohexital (Brevital)? Name some side effects of Brevital. It is an ultra short acting barbiturate. It is eliminated rapidly. Side effects include: apnea on induction, muscle twitching, hiccups, decrease in BP, increase in heart rate, laryngospasm and bronchospasm
What type of med is Pentothal (Thiopental)? Side effects? It is an ultra short acting barbiturate. It has a slow release prolonging the effects. It is stable for only 24-48 hrs. Side effects include: long recovery time, anesthetic hangover
What type of med is Propofol (diprivan)? Side effects? Short acting hypnotic. It has antiemetic properties. No analgesic effect. Causes bronchodilation, lack of hyperactive airway, vasodilation. May have pain on injection. Has sulfite preservative. Side effects: apnea, bradycardia, hypercarbia, hypotension
What type of med is Ketamine (Ketalar)? Side effects? Dissociative anesthetic (appears catatonic). Has an analgesic effect. Causes amnesia. Contraindicated in: heart disease, uncontrolled glaucoma, psych issues, pregnancy Side effects: vivid dreaming, increased ICP, inc. BP & heart rate, inc salivation
What are the basic requisites of an anesthetic? Lack of toxicity, must be nonflammable, must be nonaddicitive, must possess minimal allergenicity
What is balanced anesthesia? Analgesia, amnesia, relaxation and immobility, loss of consciousness
What are the levels of sedation? Minimal sedation (anxiolysis), moderate sedation (conscious sedation), deep sedation (analgesia), general anesthesia
Created by: Bobbie22