Bradycardia.txt

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  1. Beta Blockers (easy)
    • ends in -lol
    • Use: Slows HR, antiarrythmic.
    • Increase stength and contraction.
    • Check heart rate & SBP <100
  2. Common Beta Blocker Meds & trade names
    • Esmolol:Brevibloc
    • Metoprolol:Lopressor/Toprol XL
    • Propanolol:Inderal
    • Atenolol: Tenormin
  3. Indications for BB
  4. Indications for BB (hard)
    • Give to all patients with suspected MI & unstable angina, effective antianginal & can reduce VF.
    • Dont give to STEMI patients w/ CHF, low CO, shock.
    • Used second line after adenosine SVT,AF,Af.
    • If given with CaCl=hypotension.
  5. Ace inhibitors common drugs
    • Lisinopril:Prinvil/Zestril
    • Enalapril: Vasotec
    • Captopril: Capoten
    • Benazapril: Lotensin/Amlodipine/Lotrel
  6. Ace inhibitors funtion
    • Relaxes blood vessels, increasing blood to heart.
    • Hard: Improve LV dysfunction. Not started in ED.
  7. Alpha & Beta Blockers
    • Coreg: Carvedolol
    • Labetolol:Trandate/Normodyn
  8. Cholestrol lowering
    • Statins:
    • Simvistatin::Zocor
    • Lipitor:Atorvastatin
    • Lovastatin:Mevacor
    • Pravastatin:Pravachol
  9. ARB's
    Angiotension II Blockers

    • Losartan: Cozaar
    • Benicar
    • Diovan
  10. Antiplatelet
    • Asa
    • Aggrenox
    • Plavix:Clopidrogrel
    • Integrilin
  11. Zosyn
    PIPERACILLIN/TAZOBACTAM SODIUM - INJECTION

    50 ml over 30 min

    This medication is a combination of 2 drugs. Piperacillin & Tazobactam

    Type: penicillin, cephalosporin, beta-lactam antibiotics
  12. Ancef
    • Cefazolin
    • cephalosporin antibiotic.

    • It may also be used before and during certain surgeries to help prevent
    • infection.
  13. What is the easiest way to read heartblocks?
    • 1) Check the PR is it vairable or fixed?
    • 2) Fixed= 1st degree or 2nd degree II (some QRS don't precede them)
    • 3) Variable= 2nd degree I (progressively longer till no QRS) or type III

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