Flashcards in Primer 8 Deck (14):
Name the lesion:
Patient has normal convergence but cannot adduct her left eye on lateral glaze
-lesion of the left MLF in the pons
Name the disease/ related embryology:
2 year old w/ multiple infections and low calcium
Congenital absence of thymus
Thymus is from the 3-4th branchial pouches (endoderm)
Sensory innervation of tongue?
anterior 2/3: CN V3 & VII (taste)
posterior 1/3: CN IX, X (X most posterior)
Drug that may stop premature labor and asthma attacks when injected SubQ
terbutaline, B2 agonist
Serious ADR/ consideration assc with clonidine?
What is clonodine used for?
clonodine (a1) agonst treats hypertension
severe hypotension seen with cessation of drug therapy
First line treatment for septic shock
nor-epi; may also be used in cardiogenic shock
--terol suffix should make you think of?
asthma treatment, B2 agonist
albuterol, levobuterol, others.
Drug that may mimic a stress test?
dobutamine; B1 agonist
What drug is used for anaphylaxis?
What other function might it have?
-may also be inhaled to treat severe croup
What receptors does it bind?
low dose: dopa only
mod dose: dopa, and B 1-2
high dose: dopa and a 1-2
Other than the CNS, where are DOPA receptors located?
blood vessels and kidneys
What is tocolysis? What adrenergic receptor mediates this effect?
cessation of labor
B2- uterine relaxation
Mechanisms of amphetamines, ephedrine, and cocaine
All are sympathomimetics
-amphetamines and ephedrines increase catecholamine release
-cocaine prevents catecholamine reuptake