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Exam 02

From a list of anesthetics, be able to pick out the general anesthetics and the local ones
What are the potential adverse effects of general and local anesthetics?
What are the different stages of anesthesia?
What is the role of cyclooxygenase (COX) and prostaglandins in the inflammatory process. What is the difference between COXC1 and COXC2?
What are the major adverse effects of NSAID drugs?
How do you counsel patients who are taking NSAIDs?
Which drugs are more COXC2 selective, and what is the benefit that can be for patients? What are the risks of these drugs?
What are the brand names of common NSAIDs like ibuprofen, naproxen, meloxicam, indomethacin, and celecoxib?
What are examples of commonly used steroids and their major adverse effects (especially if used for long term)?
What are the differences between steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs from NSAIDs?
What is montelukast?
What are the key differences between acetaminophen and the NSAIDs?
What does the acronym DMARD stand for?
List brand and generic names of three common biologic DMARDs and their clinical indications.
What are the brand and generic names of these common benzodiazepines: alprazolam, diazepam, lorazepam, clonazepam, and triazolam?
What are the differences between true benzodiazepines and non-BZ sedative-hypnotics (zolpidem, zaleplon, eszopiclone)? What are their brand names?
What are the clinical uses of benzos and barbiturates
What are the mechanisms of action of depolarizing and non-depolarizing neuromuscular blockers? What is an example of each?
What makes buspirone and ramelteon different from other sedative hypnotics?
What are skeletal muscle relaxants like cyclobenzaprine, carisoprodol, and methocarbamol, and tizanidine and what makes each one unique?
How do you differentiate depolarizing from non-depolarizing muscle relaxants? How do they work? What is one example of each?
What are the different levels of nociception? Where do different drugs affect the process of pain signaling?
What is tramadol? What makes it different from other analgesics?
What is the mechanism of action, receptor target, and major adverse effects of opioid analgesics. How do you compare the strength and potency of different agents?
What are the difference between tolerance, dependence, and addiction?
Created by: antwauhn