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Ephedrine Treats low blood pressure and improve breathing.
Hematoma Blood leakage into surrounding tissue, resulting in firm tender swelling.
Infiltration Leakage of fluid into surroundings tissue.
Beta-blockers Reduces high blood pressure. Prevent the stimulation of adrenergic receptors responsible for increased cardiac action. - labetolol - esmolol - atenolol
Atropine - Anticholinergics - increasing heart rate - drying secretions - dose between .4-.6mg IV * given for symptomatic bradycardia and a lorangospasm in a child.
Adenosine Treats irregular heart beat. Given for supraventricular tachycardia - 1st dose 6mg IV - 2nd dose 12mg IV
Amiodarone Treats irregular heart rhythm. Given for VTach / ventricular tachycardia. - dose 150mg IV (max 2.2gms in 24hrs).
MONA ( ONAM ) For acute coronary syndrome. Morphine. Oxygen Oxygen. Nitroglycerin Nitroglycerin. Asprin Asprin. Morphine
Myocardial infarction Symptoms - angina - anxiety - weakness - sweating - cardiac dysrhythmia - drop in blood pressure
Acute coronary syndrome Consists of 2 components: - 1st angina - 2nd myocardial infarction
Angina pectoris Primary symptom of coronary artery disease.
Flumazinel (romazicon) Reversal of the effects of benzodiazepines. - antagonist - short duration of action - dose is 6mg to 1.0mg IV, given in .2mg increments.
Neloxon (narcan) Reverse the effects of drugs, treats the respatory depressing and sedative effects. - narcotic antagonist - IV / IM rapid onset, effects seen with in 1 min. Duration of action is 30-45 min.
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