Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


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.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
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

ccctc test 5 def.

defenitions for test 5

QuestionAnswer
what is the peripheral nervous system composed of all of the nerves outside the brain and spinal chord
what does the peripheral nervous system do these nerves transmit information to and from the brain via chemical and electrical messages
what are the nerves that send messages back to the CNS afferent nerves
what are the nerves that transmit messages from the CNS to the rest of the body efferent nerves
these nerves facilitate mobilization of the body for quick action ("fight or flight") sympathetic nerves
what are the chemical messengers for the sympathetic nerves norepinephrine and epinephrine
sympathetic reaction for the heart increased heart rate/pulse
sympathetic reaction for the lungs bronchial relaxation
sympathetic reaction for the blood vessels constricting blood vessels
sympathetic reaction for the GI tract decreased GI movement (constipation)
sympathetic reaction for the GU tract (detrusor) relaxation (holds urine)
sympathetic reaction for the GU tract (sphincter) contraction (holds urine)
nerves which direct restorative and conservative processes (feed and breed) parasympathetic nerves
what is the chemical messenger for the parasympathetic nerves acetylcholine
parasympathetic reaction for the heart decreased heart rate/lowered pulse
parasympathetic reaction for the lungs increased mucus secretion
parasympathetic reaction for the blood vessels dilation
parasympathetic reaction for the eyes decreased interocular pressure
parasympathetic reaction for the GI tract increased movement and secretion
parasympathetic reaction for the GU tract (detrusor) contraction (urination)
parasympathetic reaction for the GU tract (sphincter) relaxation (urination)
Sympathomimetic Agents The effects of these agents are complex and depend upon the specific receptor where the drugs exert their action.
uses for sympathomimetic agents hypertension, shock, heart block, asthma, decongestant, depression
side effects of sympathomimetic agents high blood pressure, increased heart rate, depends on the receptor site where the drugs exert effects
What are the 2 types of sympathomimetic agents direct and indirect acting
what do direct acting sympathomimetic agents do receptor agonists which mimic the effects of endogenous chemicals (norepinephrine and epinephrine) by combining with receptors in the sympathetic nervous system
what do indirect acting sympathomimetic agents do facilitate the release of norepinephrine or block the re-uptake of norepineprhine in the neuronal membrane
example: amphetamines' mechanism of action increase the release of Norepinephrine
example: tricyclic antidepressants' mechanism of action block re-uptake of Norepinephrine
sympatholytic (adrenergic blocking) agent uses hypertension, heart disease, and migraine headaches
sympatholytic (adrenergic blocking) agent mechanism of action oppose the action of the natural messengers, epinephrine and norepineprhine, at their receptor sites; often referred to as adrenergic antagonists (blockers)
sympatholytic (adrenergic blocking) agent side effects dizziness, fainting, nasal stuffiness
how many grams of pseudoephedrine can be purchased a day, a month, and at a kiosk 3.6g a day, 9g a month, and 7.5g at a kiosk
what are the 3 categories of sympatholytic (adrenergic blocking) agents in our book alpha blockers, beta blockers, and alpha/beta blockers
B-1 receptors affect the heart
B-2 receptors affect the lungs
what does psns stand for? parasympathetic nervous system
parasympathomimetic (cholinergic) agents uses glaucoma, bladder problems, gastrointestinal problems, alzheimer's disease
parasympathomimetic (cholinergic) agent mechanism of action mimic actions of acetylcholine; defecatio, urination, lacrimation, salivation, enhance the actions of the parasympathetic nervous system, may be direct action on receptors or indirect through inhibition of enzymes that destroy Acetylcholine
Created by: kfpolchies
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

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