Flashcards in Nitroglycerin Deck (13)
What is the action of nitroglycerin?
What conditions are treated by nitroglycerin?
Angina ,BP, CHF
If nitroglycerin is given sublingually for angina pain and is not relieved, what should you do?
Give an additional tablet in five minutes. You can give up to 3 tablets over 15 minutes.
Activate EMS after first dose
If nitroglycerin is given SL and the client complains of a stinging sensation is that normal?
Yes it means a tablet is fresh
What is the number one complaint when taking nitroglycerin?
What are other common side effects?
Hypotension tachycardia dizziness Syncope
If a client has on a trans dermal pointman or nitroglycerin patch should you rotate size during application?
Yes to revent skin irritation
Do not place a nitroglycerin patch over a?
You should take off the clients nitroglycerin patch before having a?
Should a client take nitroglycerin prophylactically before sex?
Yes to prevent chest pain's
If your mail client is taking Viagra( sildenafil) what should you tell him?
Don't take with nitroglycerin
IV nitroglycerin and all IV dysrhythmics should be placed on an?