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Flashcards in Antidysrhythmic Drugs Deck (31):
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Atropine treats:

SYMPTOMATIC bradycardia

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Atropine s/e

Urinary retention, tachycardia , blurred vision, dry mouth

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A/e of atropine

V-tach
V-fib
But not common

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Patient emar has an order for 20mg tab of atropine. Is patient taking for dysrhythmias ?

No

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Check befor administering atropine

HR, BP, is pt symptomatic, patent IV

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After administering atropine

HR and BP
URINE output

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Pt teaching of atropine

Warn it might make HR fast for a bit

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Digoxin level

0.8-2.0

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Block AV node or slow AV node conduction

Digoxin

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Digoxin toxicity

Hypokalemic
Halos, blurred vision, decreased LOC, decreased mag levels

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Intended response of digoxin

Increase force of contraction so Heart is able to pump more blood with heart beat
Decrease HR

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Adenosine is given when

Non-symptomatic SVT pts

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Therapeutic use of adenosine

Given for narrow complex tachy
Pt is awake
Termination of paroxysmal SVT

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Kick in chest by mule feeling

Adenosine

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A/e of adenosine

V-fib
Cardiac arrest
Mi

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adenosine should be pushed rapidly over 1-2 secs

True

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Pt teaching of adenosine

Purpose of drug
Sensation that occurs with drug possibly

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Drug used for torsades de pointe

Mag sulfate

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S/e of mag sulfate

Respiratory depression
Drowsiness, bradycardia, hypotension

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A/e of mag sulfate

Heart block, respiratory arrest mag toxicity

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Classes of tachydysrhythmias

Class I- sodium channel blockers
Class II- Beta blockers
Class III- potassium channel blockers
Class IV- calcium channel blockers

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Class with a lot of side effects which has led to a trend in decreased use

Class I - sodium channel blockers

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Adverse effect of lidocaine Class 1b

Lidocaine, numb all over
Cardiac arrest

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True or false

Be careful administering non-cardio beta blockers to asthmatic pts bc leads bronchi spasms

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Drug you have to be admitted to hospital to I tally start or restart drug

Dofetilide (tikosyn)

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1st line of drug for tachy dysrhythmias

Amirodione

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Reduced levels of amiodarone

Cholestyramine

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Types of calcium channel blockers

Verapamil and diltiazem

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Adverse reaction to calcium channel blockers

Steven Johnson syndrome

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Do you give calcium channel blockers to peds

Provider determination

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Drugs given down an ET tube in an emergency

N- narcan
A- atropine
V- Valium
E- epinephrine
L- lidocaine