Dosage/Pharm/Check-off

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  1. 1 in = __ cm
    2.54
  2. 1 mile = ___ km
    1.6
  3. 1 kg = __ lbs
    2.2
  4. 1 ounce = __ grams
    28
  5. 1 fluid ounce = __ ml
    30
  6. 1 gallon = __ L
    3.8
  7. 1 tsp = __ mL
    5
  8. 1 tbs = __ mL
    15
  9. gr 1 = __ mg
    60
  10. gr 15 = __ g
    1
  11. 1 pt = __ fluid ounces
    16
  12. 1 qt = __ pts.
    2
  13. 1 cup = __ oz.
    8
  14. x gtt/min =
    (amt of sol'n (mL) x drop factor)/time(min)
  15. BSA (m2) =
    sq rt (weight(kg) x (height(cm))/(3600)
  16. Estimated child's dosage =
    BSA of child (m2) / 1.7 (m2) x adult dosage
  17. Effects of Adrenergic Drugs
    Stimulate the SNS. AKA symapthomimetic because they mimic the SNS neurotransmitters norepinephrine, epinephrine, and dopamine. Respiratory - bronchdilators, Topical nasal decongestants - constrict dilated arterioles, Ophthalmic - dilate pupils, conjunctival congestion, intraocular pressure, CV - vasoactive, vasoconstrictive
  18. Salmeterol
    Long acting beta 2 agonist - bronchodilator- used for asthma and COPD.
  19. Drug to treat anaphylactic reaction
    epinephrine - stimulates beta 1 adrenergic receptors.
  20. Phentolamine subq is given for
    Treats the extravasation of vasoconstricting IV drugs such as catecholamines (norepinephrine, epinephrine, and dopamine) reverses if drug leaks out of vein
  21. Tolazoline is given for
    HTN. Persistent pulmonary HTN in the newborn.
  22. Lopressor is given for
    Beta blocker - angina, MI, cardiac dysrhythmias, HTN, and heart failure
  23. Male stops beta-blocker for HTN. Why?
    Can cause impotence
  24. Diagnosis of myasthenia gravis - taking a cholinergic drug the best time is
    30 min before eating
  25. Anticholinergic; the elderly should take measure to
    prevent heat related problems
  26. Tolterodine
    used for urinary incontinence - lower incidence of dry mouth, specific to the bladder.
  27. Albuterol (proventil) is used for
    bronchodilating beta agonist.
  28. Guaifenesin (humbid) for flu, pt teaching includes
    • - Avoid alcohol
    • - No longer than 1 wk usage
    • - Contain prescriber if symptoms occur longer than 1 wk
    • - Intake fluids
  29. Antileukotriene (Zyflo) for asthma
    Prevention of asthma, NOT treatment
  30. Antitussive drugs are given for
    When a cough is nonproductive and/or harmful
  31. Therapeutic level for Theo-dur is
    10-20 mcg/mL

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