NCTI- Pharmacology- Notes

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NCTI- Pharmacology- Notes
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2010-05-23 23:42:23
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  1. Acetylsalicylic Acid
    none
  2. Morphine Sulfate
    May draw 10 mg (1 ml) into a 10 ml syringe and mix with 9 ml of Normal Saline. This creates a 1 mg/1 ml concentration for better control when administering the medication.
  3. Activated Charcoal
    • Most effective if administered within 30 minutes of ingestion
    • Use very cautiously in patients who cannot protect their own airway
  4. Nitroglycerin
    • Do not shake canister if administered as a spray as it will altered the metered dose in a single spray
    • Do not have patient inhale drug on administration as it will alter absorption rate
    • Establish IV prior to or immediately following administration to combat hypotension if necessary
  5. Oxygen
    none
  6. Diazepam
    Riverside County: not included in the Riverside County protocol
  7. Midazolam
    none
  8. Naloxone
    Darvon and other synthetic narcotics may require larger dosages to reverse the effects
  9. Glucagon
    Place patient into recovery position to prevent aspiration should vomiting occur prior to patient becoming fully conscious
  10. Dextrose 50% in water (D50W)
    Do not exceed a 12.5% concentration in neonates.
  11. Thiamine
    Medication should be administered prior to Dextrose 50%

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