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Mental Health

Powerpoint antipsychotics, etc.

EPS s/s: Dystonias, Akinesia, akathisia, parkinsonian syndrome, tardive dyskinesia
Dystonias are: Rapidly developing contractions of muscles of the tongue, jaw and neck. Oculogyric crisis
Parkinsonian syndrome: Mask/like face, shuffling gait, hand tremors, cogwheel rigidity, drooling and pill-rolling
Akinesia: Loss of impairment of the power of voluntary movement
Akathisia: Restless arms and leg movements
Tardive dyskinesia: Facial: tongue protruding, blowing and smacking movements Limbs: rapid, irregular or serpentine-like movements Trunk: neck, shoulder, dramatic rocking, or twisting pelvic thrusts
Antiparkinsonian meds: tx of EPS Cogentin, akineton, kemadrin, artane, bendryl, catapres, symmetral, mirapex, inderal (akathisia)
S/e of antiparkinsonian meds: Dry mouth / Blurred vision, constipation / urinary hesitance / retention, Nausea / vomiting
Antipsychotic med s/e: Agranulocytosis, cholestatic jaundice, neuromalignant syndrome, tardive dyskinesia
Agranulocytosis s/s Flu-like, sore throat and general malaise
Cholestatic jaundice s/s Fever, malaise, nausea & abdominal pain
NMS: Hyperthermia >107F and severe EPS
To tx TD: TD (Calan, Procardia, or Parlodel)
To tx NMS NMS (Dantrium, Parlodel, or Symmetrel)
Created by: mary.scott260!