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Immune Pharm Chapter 39 Med/Surg Chapter 55
what drugs are used for organ rejection agents
what is methotrexate
anticancer drug, also used for arthritis, psoriasis. wear sunscreen and avoid conception
assess pts that are getting interferons for
severe fatigue, fever, chills, tachycardia, GI disturbances, nausea, diarrhea, decrease WBC and thrombocyte values
a written record of vaccines must be maintained due to the _____ _____ ______ Act. What must be included with documentation
Vaccine Injury Compensation Act. manufactor, lot number, exp date, admin date, signature and title of person giving vaccine
watch for what reactions to an antivenom
pain, swelling, SOB, weakness, faintness, vomiting
Hepatitis B is given to whom
all child and adolescents less than 19 years of age, people exposed such as healthcare workers, morticians, prisoners, drug users
not given to teachers
Severe vaccine reaction symptoms would be
what is the dose for IV Sandimmune
initial dose of 10-14 mg/kg/day
what cells act as scavengers within the body
lysozymes are enzymes that
attack the cell walls of bacteria
A disease believed to be r/t an autoimmune response
rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus
Active immunization requires that administration of an
antigen that has been diluted, weakened or killed
When azathioprine is used with allopurinol, the dose of _______ should be decreased.
Azathioprine by 1/3 or 1/4
Muromonab-CD3 is an example of:
immunosupressant monoclonal antibody to the antigen of human t cells that function as immunosuppressant
When should vaccinations be avoided:
pts with febrile illness, in immunocompromised pts, children with diarrhea. Also no live viruses in pregnant women or those with allergies.
What should be available when vaccines are given?
emergency equipment and 1:1000 epinephrine
Infants and small children get vaccines where?
vastus lateralis muscle
How many doses should a person get of the MMR?
2. The first at 12-15 months and 2nd at 4-6 years but at least by 11-12 years of age.
If a 14 yr old has not had chickenpox, what would you do?
give the 2 dose vaccine at least 4 weeks apart