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Emergency Crash Cart

Activated Charcoal Class- Action- Side Effect-
Atropine Class- Anticholinergic Action- reduce muscle spasms and fluid secretions; treat spasms in the stomach, intestine, bladder, or other organs Side Effect- dry mouth, blurred vision, photophobia, tachycardia
Diphenhydramine Class- Antihistamine Action- reduce the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body; treat runny nose, watery eyes, hives, skin rash, itching and other cold or allergy symptoms Side Effect- sedation, sleepiness, dizziness, disturbed coordination,
Epinephrine Class- Sympathomimetic catecholamine Action- Acute allergic reactions, cardiac rhythm restoration during cardiac arrest Side Effect- elevation of heart rate/blood pressure; headache, tremor, dizziness, lightheadedness, nervousness, weakness, and excitab
Furosemide Class- Loop diuretic Action- prevents your body from absorbing too much salt; treat fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or a kidney disorder Side Effect- chest pain, chills, cough or hoarseness, fever, headach
Instant Glucose Class- sterile solution Action- provide fluids containing various amount of sugars to your body Side Effect- increased urination, pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site
Insulin Class- Hormone Action- treat diabetes mellitus Side Effect- anxious feeling, behavior change similar to being drunk, blurred vision, cold sweats, confusion, convulsions (seizures), Dizziness, hand excessive hunger
Lidocaine Class- Anesthetic Action- numbing medication; by blocking the nerve signals in your body; which reduces the pain or discomfort caused by invasive medical procedures; also used to treat irregular heart rhythms; also given as epidural (spinal block) to red
Local Anesthetics Class- Anesthetic Action- numb the surrounding area (where it is injected) by blocking pain signals from being sent to the brain; used during dental procedures; during labor and for other minor operative procedures Side Effect- flushing or redness of th
Nitroglycerin Class- Nitrate vasodilator Action- works by relaxing (widening) blood vessels; treat HNT, chest pain in certain patients by getting more O2 to the heart Side Effect- Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet; difficult or labore
Normal Saline Class- Action- Side Effect-
Phenobarbital and diazepam Class- Action- Side Effect-
Sodium bicarbonate Class- Antacid Action- neutralizes stomach acid; relieve heartburn and indigestion Side Effect- Frequent urge to urinate; headache (continuing); loss of appetite (continuing); mood or mental changes; muscle pain or twitching; nervousness or restlessness
Solu-Cortef Class- anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid Action- intravenous or intramuscular administration; allergic states; dermatologic diseases; endocrine disorders; gastrointestinal diseases Side Effect- aggression; anxiety; blurred vision; decrease in the amount
Verapamil Class- calcium channel blocker Action- relax the muscles of your heart and blood vessels; treat hypertension; angina (chest pain); certain heart rhythm disorders Side Effect- blue lips and fingernails; blurred vision; burning, crawling, itching, numbnes
Created by: urpatel91