week 8 terms
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week 8 terms
A device which forces water at a selected temperature through flexible tubing. it is used for heat or cold applications to a designated body part.
combined effect of a drug produced a result that equals the sum of the individual effects of each agent
secondary effect of a drug undesirable- range from mild to fatal
reduce drug effect due to presence of a secondary drug.
rhythms that completes a full cycle every 24 hours.
breakdown of one dose is not completed before another does is given. accumulation occurs and possible toxicity
deep sleep, occurring during stage 3 and stage 4 in nrem sleep
immunological reaction to a drug which a person has already been sensitized
state of physiological adaptation to a drug that manifests itself by an intense physical disturbance when the drug is withdrawn...withdrawl
redness of the skin caused by congestion of the capillaries. Occurs with any skin injury infection or inflammation.
state of emotional reliance on a drug to maintain a sense of well-being
tissue reaction to injury. manifested by pain heat redness swelling and disordered function.
unexpected effect produced be a drug in a given individual
non-rapid eye movement sleep
non rapid movement that characterizes four stages of sleep
administration of either accidental or intentional greater dose than is recommended for therapeutic effects
administration of toxic substance or large overdose or the state produced by exposure to a poisonous substance
rapid eye movement sleep
stage that constitutes 20% to 25% of a persons nightly sleep, person is difficult to arouse during this stage
secondary effect of a drug the one which is unintended
bath to sit in the water above and covering hips. the tub or fixtures is usually shaped to allow the legs to be out of the water
combined effect of two drugs is greater than the sum of each drug acting independently
deleterious effects of a drug, usually results from over dosage or accumulation of a drug in bloodstream