Flashcards in NCLEX PN Notes 2 Deck (57)
-NMS is like S&M;
-you get hot (hyperpyrexia)
-stiff (increased muscle tone)
-BP, pulse, and respirations go up &
-you start to drool
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS):
I kept forgetting which was dangerous when you're pregnant; regular measles (rubeola), or German measles (rubella), so remember:
-never get pregnant with a German (rubella)
When drawing up regular insulin & NPH together, remember:
-RN (regular comes before NPH)
Tetralogy of fallot; remember HOPS
Think DROP(child drops to floor or squats) or POSH
-Right Ventricular hypertrophy
MAOI's that are used as antidepressants: weird way to remember, I know. pirates say arrrr, so think; pirates take MAOI's when they're depressed.
MAOI's used for depression all have an arrr sound in the middle (Parnate, Marplan, Nardil)
easy way to remember MAOI'S! think of PANAMA! PA - parnate
NA - nardil
MA - marplan
Autonomic dysreflexia: potentially life threatening emergency
- elevate head of bed to 90 degree
- loosen constrictive clothing
- assess for bladder distention and bowel impaction (triger)
- Administer antihypertensive meds (may cause stroke, MI, seisure )
-check pulse, less than 60 hold, check dig levels and potassium levels.
tx of GERD and kidney stones....watch out for contipation.
tx of anxiety and also itching...watch for dry mouth. given preop commonly
given for conscious sedation...watch for resp depression and hypotension
- prevention of thyroid storm
PTU and Tapazole
tx of parkinson...sweat, saliva, urine may turn reddish brown occassionally...causes drowsiness
tx of parkinson..sedative effect also
tx of parkinson and extrapyramidal effects of other drugs
tx of postop n/v and for nausea associated with gastroenteritis
-tx of gluacoma
antibiotic..dont take if allergic to sulfa drugs...diarrhea common side effect...drink plenty of fluids
Probenecid (Benemid), Colchicine, Allopurinol (Zyloprim)
-tx of HTN or CHF, Report flu-like symptoms, rise slowly from sitting/lying position; take with meals.
tx of irritable bowel....assess for anticholinergic side effects.
calcium channel blocker: tx of HTN, angina...assess for constipation
tx of duodenal ulcers..coats the ulcer...so take before meals.
tx of asthma or COPD..therap drug level: 10-20
is the antedote to tylenol and is administered orally
tx of glaucoma, high altitude sickness...dont take if allergic to sulfa drugs
(nsaid) tx of arthritis (osteo, rhematoid, gouty), bursitis, and tendonitis.
tx of hypothyroidism..may take several weeks to take effect...notify doctor of chest pain..take in the AM on empty stomach..could cause hyperthyroidism.
tx of alcohol w/d...dont take alchol with this...very bad nausea and vomiting can occur.
tx of leukemia..given IV ONLY