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  1. Beta Bolckers

    Drug Name
    AntiHypertensives

    Atenolol - Timolol - Metoprolol
  2. Beta Blockers Action
    Increase Coronory blood flow
  3. ACE Inhibitors

    Drug Name
    "Pril"   Anti Hypertensive

    Ramipril  ( Altace)

    Captopril
  4. ACE Inhibitors

    Action
    Inhibit  conversion of angiotension

    I to II
  5. Warfarin ( Coumadin )
    Anticoagulant

    Prevents liver from releasing enzyme that cause clotting
  6. Warfarin (  Coumadin)

    Nursing Intervention
    • Bld. Work needs to be done INR
    • INTERNATIONAL NORMALIZING RATIO
    • range must be with in 2.0 - 3.0
    • Mechinical Valve replacement 2.5-3.5
  7. Heparin
    Anticoagulant

    • Neutralizes clots - prevents from getting bigger
    • Does not get rid of what is already there.
    • Acid like, Pig/Cattle Gut/intestine lining
  8. Heparin

    Intervention
    • Bld work PTT
    • ( partial thromboplastin time)

    IV short term
  9. Low Molecular Weight Heparins

    Names
    • "Parin"
    • Enoxaparin - ( Lovenox)
    • Dalteparin -  ( Fragmin)
    • Tinzaparin -  ( Inohep)
  10. Low Molecular Weight Heparins

    Action/ Intervention
    action same as heparin, ( active ingredent of Heparin)

    • Lower risk of hemmorage
    • Taken for a fixed period of time/ admin
  11. S/S of Bleeding Out While on AntiCoagulants
    • 1.) Blurred Vision ( Losing bld, going hypotensive)
    • 2.) Hematuria ( bld in urin)
    • 3.) Ecchymosis
    • 4.) Petechiae
    • 5.) Fecal Occult Bld.
    • 6.) Bleeding gums
    • 7.) Change in mental status
  12. Fibrinolytics

    Name ( what are they)
    • Clot Busters - ( Thrombolytics)
    • ( " ase" )
    • Streptokinase - ( Streptase ) 
    • Alteplase - ( Activase )
    • Urokinase - ( Abbokinase )
  13. Fibrinolytics

    Action
    Act in early phase of clotting

    Dissolve + Prevent clots
  14. Anti Platelets

    Names
    Aspirin

    Plavix ( Clopidogrel )
  15. Anti Platelets

    Action
    Prevent Platelets from clotting
  16. Loop Diuretics

    Names
    Furosemide ( lasix )
  17. Loop Diuretics

    Action
    Prevents ReAbsorption of Na in LOH

    Strips K+ ( potassium ) from blood

    Strips Fluids from Head to Toe
  18. K + Sparing

    Name
    Spironolactone ( Aldactone )
  19. K + Sparing

    Action
    Also works somewhere on LOH

    Gets rid of excess fluid by peeing it out

    Doesn't get rid of K+ from Blood
  20. Anti Dysrhythmics

    Name
    Digoxin ( lanoxin )
  21. Anti Dysrhythmics

    Action/ Intervention
    Fixes heart rate ( CHF/MI/A.Fib)

    • Assess Apical Pulse for 1 full min.
    • Hold if Pulse is under 60 bpm
  22. Calcium Channel Blockers

    Name
    Diltiazem

    Nifedipine ( Adalat)

    Antihypertensive

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