Antidote/reversal agents: Acetaminophen: acetylcysteine [Mucomyst] Benzodiazepine: flumazenil [Ramazicon] Curare: edrophonium [Tensilon] Cyanide poisoning: methylene blue Digitalis: digoxin immune FAB [Digibind] Ethylene poisoning: fomepizole [Antizol] Heparin and enoxaprin [Lovenox]: protamine sulfate Iron: deferoxamine [Desferal] Lead: succimer [Chemet] Magnesium Sulfate: calcium gluconate 10% [Kalcinate] Narcotics: naloxone [Narcan] Warfarin: phytonadione [vitamin K]
#Nursing School Pharmacology! Must know! Adrenergic Receptor Subtypes Alpha1, Alpha2, Beta1, Beta2, Dopamine Lehne: Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 7th Edition
Check out the website of Dr. Wladis. Her lecture "IV Flow Rate and Infusion/Completion Times" is very helpful and easy to follow. The Doc is a Professor in the mathematics department at the Borough of Manhattan Community College at the City University of New York.
MRSA, Spider Bite, or Something Else? Bug bites, rashes, and other skin conditions can be confused with MRSA because the symptoms may be similar: red, swollen, warm, or tender. ER doctors routinely ask patients who arrive with a painful spider bite whether they actually saw the spider, because these bites so often turn out to be MRSA instead. When a skin infection spreads or does not improve after 2-3 days on usual antibiotics, it may be MRSA.
Lesson 5: Bacteria: Gram-positive- A gram-positive cell wall has many layers of peptidoglygan that retain the crystal of violet dye when the cell is stained. This gives the cell a purple color when seen under a microscope. Gram-negative- A gram-negative cell wall is thin. The inside is made of peptidoglycan. The outer membrane is composed of phospholipids and lipopolysaccharides.
Gram Postive Gram Negative
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Xanax is a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted percerptions. The activity of the central nervous systems slows down, small doses relieves the tension but, large doses produce staggering, blurred vision, impaired thinking, slurred speech, etc. Overdoses can cause unconsiouness, and death.
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