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ekg cca

common cardiovascular agents EKG

oxygen given to all patients with acute chest pain that may be due to cardiac ischemia, suspected hypoxemia of any cause, and cardiopulmonary arrest.
epinephrine is indicated in the management of cardiac arrest.
isoproterenol produces an overall increase in heart rate and myocardial contractility, but newer agents have replaced it in most clinical setting.
dopamine indicated for significant hypotension in the absence of hypovolemia.
beta blockers reduce heart rate, boood pressure, myocardial contractility, and myocardial oxygen consumption.
lidocaine the drug of choice for the suppression of ventricular ectopy, including ventricular tachycardia and ventricular flutter.
verapamil used in the treatment of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT).
digitalis increasess the force of cardiac contraction as well as cardiac output.
morphine sulfate the traditional drug of choice for the pain and anxiety associated with acute myocardial infarction.
nitroglycerin a powerful smooth muscle relaxant effective in relieving angina pectoris.
Created by: priscilamedina