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The proper dose of a medication depends on all of the following EXCEPT:

Generic substitutions

1

Nitroglycerin relieves the squeezing or crushing pain associated with angina by:

Dilating the arteries to increase the oxygen supply to the heart muscle

2

The brand name that a manufacturer gives to a medication is called the_________ name.

Trade

3

The fastest way to deliver a chemical substance is by the_________ route.

Intravenous

4

The form the manufacturer chooses for a medication ensures:

The proper route of medication, the timing of the medication released into the bloodstream, the medications effects on target organs or body systems

5

Solutions may be given:

Orally, intramuscularly, rectally

6

In the prehospital setting, a(n)_______ is the preferred method of giving oxygen to patients who have sufficient tidal volume and can provide up to 90% inspired oxygen.

Nonrebreathing mask

7

Characteristics of epinephrine include:

Dilating passages in the lungs, constricting blood vessels, increasing the heart rate and blood pressure

8

Epinephrine acts as a specific antidote to:

Histamine

9

Nitroglycerin relieves pain because its purpose is to increase blood flow by relieving the spasms or causing the arteries to:

Dilate

10

Nitroglycerin affects the body in the following ways

It decreases blood pressure, it relaxes veins throughout the body, it often causes a mild headache after administration