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October 7, 2019

1.) Explain the mechanism of action of clonidine (Catapres) & Give 3 undesirable effects.

1.) Explain the mechanism of action of clonidine (Catapres) & Give 3 undesirable effects. 2.) What is the drug of choice for pregnant women with hypertension?​ Explain
October 7, 2019

Discuss your facility’s plan for excessive community violence.

Discuss your facility’s plan for excessive community violence. For example, how would your organization handle a riotin the surrounding community or a threat to homeland security?
October 7, 2019

Match the terms with the definitions Prevalence, Sensitivity, Specificity, Positive predictive value, negative predictive value

Match the terms with the definitions Prevalence, Sensitivity, Specificity, Positive predictive value, negative predictive value -the probability of a positive test when disease is present -the probability of no disease when the test is negative -the probability of a negative test when disease is absent -the probability of disease when the test is positive -the probability of disease
October 7, 2019

(41) A drug which has no effect enhances the effect of the other is a type of drug interaction.

(41) A drug which has no effect enhances the effect of the other is a type of drug interaction. a.)Addition b.)Synergism c.)Potentiation d.)Antagonist (42.) A drug which causes minimal effects even if all receptors are occupied is called ________. a.) Strong agonist b.) Weak agonist c.) Partial agonist d.)Antagonist (43). This inhibit or block responses caused by agonists a)Strong agonist b)Weak agonist c)Partial agonist d)Antagonist (44.) This occurs when a patient needs a drug to function normally a)Tolerance b)Dependence c)Withdrawal d)Addiction (45). When the beta adrenergic 1 receptor is stimulated, this is not elicited a) Increase HR b) Increase BP […]
October 7, 2019

(17). This type of AED acts on the body through enhancing post-synaptic GABA receptor current, usefulness is limited by sedation and development of tolerance

(17). This type of AED acts on the body through enhancing post-synaptic GABA receptor current, usefulness is limited by sedation and development of tolerance a.) GABA reuptake inhibitor b.) Na Channel Blocker c.) Glutamate blocker d.) GABA receptor agonist (18.) This drug used for treating hypertension acts by blocking the conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II, a vasoconstrictor. a.) beta adrenergic blocker b.) calcium channel blocker c) ACEi d) digitalis 19. This drug used in treating angina acts by dilating the blood vessel. a.) beta adrenergic blocker b) nitroglycerin c) calcium channel blocker d) ACEi (20.) This is a […]
October 7, 2019

If you have been involved in a system which contained electronic medical records, how has the improvement in legibility and accountability altered the way you do your job?

If you have been involved in a system which contained electronic medical records, how has the improvement in legibility and accountability altered the way you do your job? Was the benefit that you observed worth the extra effort it takes for machine entry as opposed to the handwritten data recording? If electronic medical records have not been used in environments where you practice, what reasons have you heard to explain why they have not been implemented? If you have been involved in a system which contained electronic medical records, how has the improvement in legibility and accountability altered the way […]
October 7, 2019

(21.) One of the primary goals in treating myocardial infarct is: a.) reducing the work load of heart

(21.) One of the primary goals in treating myocardial infarct is: a.) reducing the work load of heart b.) dilate the blood vessels c.) decreasing HR and contractility of the heart d.) reperfusing ischemic tissue. 22. This drug contributes in treating heart failure by reducing blood volume. a. beta adrenergic blockers b. calcium channel blocker c. digitalis d. diuretics (23)  Ratio of the amount of a drug in the body to its concentration in the blood. a.) Bioavaiability b) Clearance c) Volume of Distribution d) Excretion (24) The clinical effectiveness of drug majorly depends on ___________ a) Clearance b) Potency c) […]
October 7, 2019

The ordered dose is 500mg. The safe dose range is 562.5-1125 mg Why is it considered safe to administered when is outside the range?

The ordered dose is 500mg. The safe dose range is 562.5-1125 mg Why is it considered safe to administered when is outside the range? Chapter 18 Problem # 4
October 7, 2019

Mary faced several challenges in her ordeal, mainly dealing with her diagnosis and treatment.

Mary faced several challenges in her ordeal, mainly dealing with her diagnosis and treatment. This was a result of her ability to seek additional assistance and to find diagnosis. She reviewed the WebMD website for additional data and other specialty physician sources. Click here to visit the official WebMD website. Do you feel this could have been addressed differently? Why? Based on the information presented in this case, what are your observations about current consumer involvement in healthcare? What does this case teach about the use of computers to seek healthcare information?
October 7, 2019

What are the available CAM treatment options for cancer?

What are the available CAM treatment options for cancer? What should cancer patient do when using and considering CAM therapies?