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Antacids Reduce hydrochloric acid in the stomach
Anticholinergics Decrease oral secretions
Anticoagulants Prevent clot formation
Anticonvulsants Used for management of seizures/bipolar disorder
Antidiarrheals Decrease gastric motility and reduce water in bowel
Antihistamines Block the release of histamine
Antihypertensives Lower blood pressure and increase blood flow
Anti-infectives Used for the treatment of infections
Bronchodilators Dilate large air passages in asthma/lung disease
Diuretics Decrease water/sodium from the Loop of Henle
Laxatives Promote the passage of stool
Miotics Constrict the pupils
Mydriatics Dilate the pupils
Narcotics/analgesics Relieve moderate to severe pain
tort litigation in which one person asserts that an injury, which may be physical, emotional, or financial, occurred as a consequence of another's actions or failure to act.
negligence harm that results because a person did not act reasonably
malpractice professional negligence
slander character attacked and uttered in the presence of others
assault act in which there is a threat or attempt to do bodily harm
battery unauthorized physical contact
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