Flashcards in T-4: Preoperative Deck (22):
Excision or removal of
Repair or suture of
Creation of opening into
Cutting into or incision of
Repair or reconstruction of
Adrenergic Drugs or (Sympathomimetics) do what?
Stimulate the sympathetic nervous system and induce the flight or fight response. Treat shock and hypotension.
Adrenergic-Blocking Drugs have which effects?
The inhibit the sympathetic nervous system and produce many of the same rest and digest and often used for hypertension.
astragalus and ginseng have what affect on the surgical patient?
Raise Blood pressure before and during surgery
why should the surgical patient avoid garlic, vitamin E, ginkgo and fish oils before surgery?
They increase the risk for bleeding
Kava and valerian can cause what? for the surgical patient
How far in advance should herbal supplements be stopped before surgery?
Ginger is useful for?
Arnica is useful for?
Soft tissue healing
Decreased liver function has what affect on anesthetic agents?
It prolongs its metabolism
In what order is is the respiratory assessment performed?
Airway flow, O2 saturation, RR rate, breath sounds auscultated.
sodium pentothal can cause?
The patient receiving propofol (Diprivan) will experience
Minimal nausea and vomiting
early signs of malignant hypertension include?
HR of 150 or more, hypotension, muscle rigidity
administration of flumazenil (Mazicon) includes what interventions?
Give medication undiluted in incremental doses, be alert of shivering and hypotension, use only a free flowing IV line in a large vein. monitor LOC