30-45mins daily regimen. Trade Name Generic Name Prescribed for: Dosage Rehab Implications Cardoxin Digoxin Cardiac arrhythmias (Prescribed) 12mcg/kg orally daily Side effects: Dizziness, Fainting, Slow or irregular heart beat. Therapist should monitor heart rate, ECG and heart sounds before, during and after exercises. Prolonged symptoms of increased arrhythmias such as shortness of breath, fatigue and fainting should be reported
Analgesics and non-pharmacologic approaches will be helpful to ease her pain and anxiety(Fink, 2000). As for her safety, the bed must be lowered down, side rails up if necessary and all her needs must be placed within her reach. In addition, nurses should use the appropriate antibiotic prophylaxis, as she will be undergoing arthroplasty to prevent postoperative infections. (US Department of Health and Human Services, 2001) She will also be given
Vivitrol is the Key to Recovery Vivitrol is the name of the once monthly, extended-release injectable form of the drug Naltrexone that is administered to people suffering from opiate and alcohol addiction following complete detoxification. Naltrexone is known as an opiate receptor antagonist, which means it essentially blocks the effects of opiates and heroin (Syed and Keating 851). The recommended dose is 380mg intramuscularly every four weeks following 7-10 days of detoxification. This detoxification is determined by a negative urine drug screen prior to administration (Syed and Keating 858). When the effects of the opiates are blocked, the patient cannot feel the effects, therefore it decreases the desire and cravings, thus leading to extended periods of sobriety or abstinence according to Syed and Keating (851).
Oral clonidine is readily absorbed, has a 30-60 min onset, and lasts 6-12 h. In the treatment of acute hypertension, 0.1 mg can be given orally every hour until the blood pressure is controlled, or up to a maximum of 0.6 mg; the maintenance dose is 0.1-0.3 mg twice daily. Transdermal preparations of clonidine can also be used for maintenance therapy. They are available as 0.1, 0.2, and 0.3 mg/d patches that are replaced every 7 days. Clonidine is metabolized by the liver and excreted renally. Dosages should be reduced for patients with renal
The patient underwent 10 treatments with right unilateral electrode placement and a stimulus dose of 35%. Anaesthesia consisted of propofol, 80-90mg; succinylcholine 50-60mg was used as a paralytic. Upon awakening during the first 8 treatments, Miss T was extremely agitated, restless and confused. This lasted up to 60 minutes and required 7 staff to maintain the safety of herself and others. Richmond Agitation Sedation Scale (RASS) score was +3 or +4 every treatment.
In September 2004, a 17 year old girl was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Craigavon Area Hospital. She presented with key symptoms of hyperglycaemia, tiredness, blurred vision and an increased thirst and polyuria. She also displayed signs and symptoms of ketoacidosis at the time of diagnosis. HBA1C analysis and glucose test results also supported the diagnosis. She was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes mellitus and began treatment management of her glucose levels by administration of frequent insulin injections throughout the day on a basal bolus regime.
Main side effects Respiratory depression, light headedness, sedation, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain. Patient education To take Morphine with meals to avoid abdominal cramps and nausea. To avoid driving and carry heavy machines. To take it before sleep. Nursing intervention Monitor vital sings especially respiratory rate and have the antidote (naloxone) on hand, maximize the therapeutic effects by assessing the pain before and after medication administration, minimize side effects by assist the patient while walking and keep side rails up, provide patient and family education about side effects and how to avoid and minimize
CIWA-Ar is a 10-item scale which numerically scores the severity of a patient’s nausea, sweating, agitation, headache, anxiety, tremor, sensory disturbances (visual, tactile, and auditory), and orientation23 to determine appropriate benzodiazepine dose. It is usually administered by a nurse and takes only a minute or two to complete. There is a maximum of 67 points and a score >18 indicates a patient is at severe risk for major alcohol withdrawal complications.5 Patients with scores <8 may be reevaluated every 8 hours, however patients with higher CIWA scores will need to be reevaluated more frequently depending on worsening or improving symptoms, sometimes requiring hourly assessments.. Hourly assessments may be quite burdensome for a floor
I taught the patient that the first three days, she will see rubra that is red drainage and from day three to the eleventh day, she would see light pink to brown tinged blood and from day eleven, she would see white or cream like discharge and I also informed her to notify the healthcare provider immediately if the color changes from white to red. The use of warm water and squirt bottle was also stressed to the patient and I also advised her to wipe from front to back to prevent herself from getting infections. During the postpartum period 50% to 70% of women experience postpartum blues which are normal and
Keep in mind that Pink Viagra is not the same with Viagra Pink Viagra works differently from Viagra, as it increases libido by modulating neurochemical in the brain. To be specific, the pill temporarily decreases the amount of serotonin in the body, which is believed to have an effect towards increasing libido. 4. Consult with a doctor before taking the pill It is very dangerous to take any kind of medications without the instruction of a doctor, and same goes for Pink Viagra. Closing: As it turns out, besides offering an option for decreased libido, Pink Viagra can also propose health problems when used incorrectly.
Aspirin is an analgesic drug used for minor pain, to reduce fevers, and also is also an anti-inflammatory drug. It was created in the late 1800 's. Recently many people have been using it to prevent blood clot formation. If taken in low doses aspirin can help prevent strokes and heart attacks. Today it is given to patients after they had heart attacks to prevent death.