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P-II Exam 1

Exam review for Paramedic 2

Respiratory Centers of the Brain Medulla and Pons
Medulla primary respiratory center (inhalation), increase in impulses=increase in respirations; connected to repiratory muscles via CN X (vagus)
Pons takes over respirations when Medulla fails
Enzyme that stimulates broncho dialation cAMP - Cyclic AMP
Enzyme that stimulates broncho constriction cGMP - Cyclic GMP
Alpha and Beta Adrenergic Stimulator cAMP
Cholinergic stimulator cGMP
Beta-sympathomimetic agents used to increase cAMP Epinephrine, Isoproterenol, Isoetharine, Terbutaline, Metaproterenol, Pirbuterol, Albuterol, Bitoterol, Salmetrol
Created by: ERnurse2b