Nursing 211

N211: Health Differences Across the Lifespan I Prevents clot formation Breaks down clots Vasoconstriction. Cardiac stimulation Bronchodilation increased BP


Shock, cardiac arrest, increased perfusion, bradycardia Hypotension, V-FIB asthmatic attacks, asystole bronchospasm, allergic reactions Dopamine Norepinephrine Epinephrine Atropine FFECTS ALL BODY SYSTEMS headache, palpitations, tachycardia, ectopic beats, wide QRS, angina, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea gangrene, dyspnea PVC’s - V-FIB - restless Stroke - arrhythmia’s - anxiety Tissue necrosis if given IV Contraindications = DO NOT take orally because it is destroyed by digestive enzymes

DVT Pulmonary emboli MI, DIC , A-FIB Transfusion Dialysis

Same as anticoagulant Streptokinase Alteplase Anistreplase


Heparin Warfarin Dalteparin Enoxaprin

Generic Name(s)

Hemorrhage Leukopenia Thrombocytopenia Diarrhea Rash & fever

GI / GU Decreased Hct Urticaria headache, nausea, decrease BP

Standard Error(s)


Teaching Rinse mouth to prevent dryness Titrate for patients continued decreased BP 1.12 Thrombophlebitis Thrombophlebitis is an inflammation of the venous walls with the formation of a clot, also known as venous thrombosis, DVT or phlebothrombosis. Nursing Assessment includes client complaining of calf pain, positive Homan sign (only about 10% of clients with phlebitis manifest this sign). Client will have functional impairment of the extremity, Soft bristle toothbrush Electric razor


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