Epinephrine and norepinephrine, hormones that strongly affect the nervous and cardiovascular systems, metabolic rate, temperature, and smooth muscle.
Natriuretic peptides (NP's)
peptide hormones synthesized by the heart, brain, and the other organs with effects that include excretion of large amounts of sodium in the urine and dilation of the blood vessels.
movement of white cells out of blood vessels through gaps in the vessel walls that are created when inflammatory processes cause the vessle walls to constrict.
Drug Schedule I
High abuse potential; may lead to severe dependence; no accepted medical indications; used for research, analysis, or instruction only. Ex. Herion, LSD, mecaline
Drug Schedule II
High abuse potential; may lead to severe dependence; accepted medical indications. EX. Opium, cocaine, morphine, codeine, oxycodone, methoadone, secobarbital.
Less abusi potential than Schedule I and II; may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence; accepted medical indications. ex limited opiod amounts or combined with noncontrolled substances: Vicodin, Tylenol with codeine.
Low abuse potential comkpared to Schedule III: limited psychological and/or physical dependence; accepted medical indications Ex Diazepam, lorazepam, phenobarbital.
Lower abuse potential compared to Schedule IV; may lead to limited physical or psychological dependence; accepted medical indications.
Test that determines the amount and purity of a given chemical in a preparation in the laboratory.
How a drug is absorbed, distributed, metabolized, and excreted; how drugs are transported into and out of the body.
how a drug interacts with the body to cause its effects.
Prepared using an alcohol extraction process; some alcohol usually remains in the final drug preparation
anesthesia that combines decreased sensation of pain with amnesia while the pt remains conscious.
absence of all sensations.
Constriction of the arterioles
Constriction of the veins
mydriasis of the eyes
ejaculation of the penis
Presynaptic terminals inhibition
Increased heart rate
Bronchodilation of the lungs
dilation of the arterioles
inhibition of contractions of the uterus
tremors of the skeletal muscles
lipolysis of the adipose tissue
vasodilation (increased blood flow) in the kidneys
Terbutaline specifically targets
Fibrinolytic (also called thrombolytics)
Obstruction of the left coronary artery may result in infarct where?
Anterior, lateral, or septal
Right coronary artery blockage may result in infarct where?
inferior wall, posterior wall, or the right ventricle