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What are the dosing rules for Nitroglycerin sublingual 3 doses with 5 minutes in between.
How long are Nitroglycerin tabs good for 6 months. Also store in the dark and away from heat.
Reasons for taking Nitroglycerine angina, prophylactically before undertaking an activity that the client knows will precipitate an anginal attack
Drugs that are contraindicated with Nitroglycerin sildenafil, tadalafil, vardenafil they increase the risk of fatal HYPOtension.
Common side effect of Nitroglycerin Headache. Medication causes vasodilation. Always assess BP before administration if systolic BP is 100 do not give and contact physician
What are some manifestations of heart failure fatigue, tachycardia, edema, dyspnea
Signs of VENOUS insufficiency Edema: increase in venous pressure develops when fluid accumulates in the veins, causes fluid to leak out into the tissues causing edema
Signs of ARTERIAL insufficiency Dry necrotic ulcers on feet, hair loss, thick, deformed toe nails.
Signs of Digoxin toxicity loss of apetite, nausea, vomiting, blurred or yellow vision
Drug used for Digoxin toxicity and therapeutic blood levels Digibind, (0.5-2ng/ml)
Which assessment findings would the nurse expect for RIGHT sided heart failure? Jugular vein distention
Which assessment findings would the nurse expect for LEFT sided heart failure? dry hacking cough, nocturia, pulmonary edema
what is "Pack-years"? the number of packs smoked per day times the number of years the patient has smoked.
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