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Flashcards in Nitroglycerin Deck (13):
1

What is the action of nitroglycerin?

Systemic/coronary vasodilator

2

What conditions are treated by nitroglycerin?

Angina ,BP, CHF

3

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

4

If nitroglycerin is given SL and the client complains of a stinging sensation is that normal?

Yes it means a tablet is fresh

5

What is the number one complaint when taking nitroglycerin?

Headache

6

What are other common side effects?

Hypotension tachycardia dizziness Syncope

7

If a client has on a trans dermal pointman or nitroglycerin patch should you rotate size during application?

Yes to revent skin irritation

8

Do not place a nitroglycerin patch over a?

Pacemaker

9

You should take off the clients nitroglycerin patch before having a?

MRI scan

10

Should a client take nitroglycerin prophylactically before sex?

Yes to prevent chest pain's

11

If your mail client is taking Viagra( sildenafil) what should you tell him?

Don't take with nitroglycerin

12

IV nitroglycerin and all IV dysrhythmics should be placed on an?

Infusion pump

13

What is verapamil (isoptin) used for?

Blood pressure & angina

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