Pharm Final

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Pharm Final
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Pharmacology Final - NUR 104
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  1. Pharmacokinetics
    Study of durg movement throughout the body
  2. Pharmacodynamics
    Study of drug action at the level of the drug target
  3. Pharmacokinetics

    Absorption is affected by:
    • Dissolution
    • GI tract
    • Chemical properties of drug
  4. Pharmacokinetics

    Drug distribution is affected by:
    • Circulation
    • Membrane Permeability
    • Protein Binding
  5. Clark's Rule
    Used for infant doses

    Divide infant's wt(lbs) by 150
  6. Fried's Rule
    Used for Infants 1 year to 2 years

    • (age in months) * ( adult dose)
    • --------------------------------------
    • 150
  7. Young's Rule
    • Used for children from 1 to 12 years.
    • Based on age regardless of wt

    • (age in years) * (adult dose)
    • ----------------------------------
    • age + 12
  8. 7 Essential componets of a medication order
    • Patient name
    • Date & time order is written
    • Name of drug
    • Dosage of drug
    • Route of administration
    • Frequency of administration
    • Signature
  9. Nurse's role in Administering Medication
    Correct transcription & communication of orders

    Accurate calculation, measurement and administration techniques

    Recording drug administration

    Patient and family teaching
  10. Three check system
    • Read medication label
    • Compare med label with MAR
    • Reread label during med preparation
  11. Six Rights
    • Drug
    • Dose
    • Patient
    • Route
    • Time
    • Documentation
  12. If error occurs
    • Assess the patient
    • Notify the MD
    • Incident Report
  13. What to teach the patient
    • Medication action
    • Side effects
    • How to administer
    • When to notify the MD
    • OTC interactions
  14. Anticoagulants
    Prevent clot formation and extension

    DVT and a fib w/ embolization
  15. Heparin
    MOA - binds to antithrombin III; prevents fibrin formation

    Antidote: protamin Sulfate

    PTT (Partial thromboplastin time) (21-35 sec)

    * Requires two license check
  16. Coumadin
    MOA: Prevents conversion of synthesis of Vit K

    Antidote: Vitamin K; plasma or clotting factor for quick response)

    PT (Prothrombin time)- 10-13 sec
  17. Antiplatet (Plavix)
    Prevents platelet adhesion in blood vessel (prolongs bleeding time)

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