Flashcards in Ch 7 Questions Deck (11):
The proper dose of a medication depends on all of the following EXCEPT:
Nitroglycerin relieves the squeezing or crushing pain associated with angina by:
Dilating the arteries to increase the oxygen supply to the heart muscle
The brand name that a manufacturer gives to a medication is called the_________ name.
The fastest way to deliver a chemical substance is by the_________ route.
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
Solutions may be given:
Orally, intramuscularly, rectally
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.
Characteristics of epinephrine include:
Dilating passages in the lungs, constricting blood vessels, increasing the heart rate and blood pressure
Epinephrine acts as a specific antidote to:
Nitroglycerin relieves pain because its purpose is to increase blood flow by relieving the spasms or causing the arteries to: