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  1. what drugs are used for organ rejection agents
    immunosupressant agents
  2. what is methotrexate
    anticancer drug, also used for arthritis, psoriasis. wear sunscreen and avoid conception
  3. assess pts that are getting interferons for
    severe fatigue, fever, chills, tachycardia, GI disturbances, nausea, diarrhea, decrease WBC and thrombocyte values
  4. 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
  5. watch for what reactions to an antivenom
    pain, swelling, SOB, weakness, faintness, vomiting
  6. 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
  7. Severe vaccine reaction symptoms would be
  8. what is the dose for IV Sandimmune
    initial dose of 10-14 mg/kg/day
  9. what cells act as scavengers within the body
    PMN-polymorphonuclear leukocytes
  10. lysozymes are enzymes that
    attack the cell walls of bacteria
  11. A disease believed to be r/t an autoimmune response
    rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus
  12. Active immunization requires that administration of an
    antigen that has been diluted, weakened or killed
  13. When azathioprine is used with allopurinol, the dose of _______ should be decreased.
    Azathioprine by 1/3 or 1/4
  14. Muromonab-CD3 is an example of:
    immunosupressant monoclonal antibody to the antigen of human t cells that function as immunosuppressant
  15. 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.
  16. What should be available when vaccines are given?
    emergency equipment and 1:1000 epinephrine
  17. Infants and small children get vaccines where?
    vastus lateralis muscle
  18. 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.
  19. If a 14 yr old has not had chickenpox, what would you do?
    give the 2 dose vaccine at least 4 weeks apart
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2012-04-17 17:06:44
Immune pharm

Immune Pharm Chapter 39 Med/Surg Chapter 55
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