PHRD5075 Self-Care - Dosing & Treatment

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PHRD5075 Self-Care - Dosing & Treatment
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  1. APAP max daily dose
    4000mg
  2. ibuprofen max daily dose
    1200mg
  3. aspirin max daily dose
    4000mg
  4. naproxen max daily dose
    660mg
  5. APAP pediatric dosing
    10-15mg/kg Q4-6H
  6. ibuprofen pediatric dosing
    5-10mg/kg Q6-8H
  7. naproxen pediatric dosing
    not recommended for children <12yo
  8. aspirin pediatric dosing
    not recommended for children <15yo
  9. APAP dosing
    325-1000mg Q4-6H
  10. ibuprofen dosing
    200-400mg Q4-6H
  11. naproxen dosing
    220mg Q8-12H
  12. aspirin dosing
    650-1000mg Q4-6H
  13. rectal fever temp
    >100.4F
  14. oral fever temp
    >99.7F
  15. axillary fever temp
    >99.3F
  16. tympanic fever temp
    >100F
  17. temporal fever temp
    • >100.1F (>4yo)
    • >100.3F (3-47mos)
    • >100.7F (0-2mos)
  18. fever temp for referral if no other sx
    rectal T>104F  (or T>101F if <6mos)
  19. fever temp for referral if present with cold-like sx
    rectal T>101.5
  20. decongestant target
    adrenergic receptors
  21. fever temp for referral if present with cough
    rectal T >103F
  22. guaifenesin max daily dose
    2400mg
  23. length of time for icing
    15min, 3-4x/day
  24. pediatric benzocaine dose
    5-10%
  25. virus associated with oral cold sores
    HSV-1
  26. virus associated with genital sores
    HSV-2
  27. Docosanol (Abreva) treatment
    apply 5x/day until healed (10 days)
  28. average wart incubation time
    1-9 months
  29. virus that causes plantar warts
    HPV-1
  30. age exclusion criterion for wart treatment
    <4 years old
  31. salicylic acid dosing for warts
    12-40% (higher % for thicker skin)
  32. length of time salicylic acid takes to cure wart
    6-12 weeks
  33. PGs, leukotrienes, vasopressin, & NO play a role in this condition
    dysmenorrhea
  34. non-pharm tx for dysmenorrhea
    • heat
    • omega-3-FA supplementation
  35. 1st line pharm tx for dysmenorrhea
    ibuprofen, naproxen (non-salicylate NSAIDs)
  36. complementary tx for dysmenorrhea (3)
    • Mg
    • vit. B
    • vit. E
  37. caused by fluctuations in estrogen & progesterone from normal ovarian fcn
    PMS
  38. VVC drug that has higher level of absorption
    miconazole

    (be care if taking warfarin)
  39. VVC complementary tx's (3)
    • tea tree oil
    • gentian violet
    • boric acid
  40. how long to wait to douche after antifungal tx
    3 days
  41. primary inducer of skin cancer
    UVB rays
  42. when sunscreen should be applied
    15-30min before UV exposure & every 15-30min after
  43. how often to reapply water resistant sunscreen
    after 40-80min of swimming, or immediately after towel drying
  44. amount of sunscreen per body part
    1/2tsp
  45. age one must be to use DEET
    >2 months old
  46. max DEET dose for children
    30%
  47. DEET alternative
    picardin
  48. age restriction for pyrethrins
    <2 yo
  49. age restriction for permethrins
    <2 mos
  50. lice tx ok to use while pregnant/lactating
    permethrins
  51. 3 complementary tx's for lice
    • 1) tea tree oil/lavender oil
    • 2) DSP (cetaphil - "shrink wrap")
    • 3) dimeticone 4% lotion
  52. calamine properties (3)
    • absorptive
    • antiseptic
    • antipruritic
  53. property of lanolin
    bacteriostatic
  54. 2 properties of dimethicone
    • 1) repels water
    • 2) soothes/counteracts inflammation

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