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ch%2013%20drugs2 - PHPR 202 Chapter 13 Autonomic nervous...

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PHPR 202 Chapter 13 Autonomic nervous system Koh-Knox January 28, 2011 Learning objectives Describe the four classifications of autonomic drugs For each drug class in autonomic nervous system, explain: i. Mechanism of action ii. Indications iii. Side effects Describe the nursing process to care for patients using drugs affecting the autonomic nervous system Define medical terminology used in current lecture. Review Figure 13.4 and Table 13.1 Classification of autonomic drugs Sympathomimetics o adrenergic agents o _______________________ sympathetic nervous system Sympatholytics o adrenergic antagonists o _________________________ sympathetic nervous system Parasympathomimetics o cholinergic agents o stimulate parasympathetic nervous system Parasympatholytics o ________________________________; muscarinic blockers o inhibit parasympathetic nervous system
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Effects are similar between (draw lines) sympathomimetics parasympathomimetics sympatholytics parasympatholytics Sympathetic system Induce fight or flight responses Direct vs indirect receptor mechanisms Receptor types: α or β α 1 - α 2 - inhibits release of β 1 - , kidneys β 2 - all organs except heart (_____________) selective vs nonselective Adrenergic agonists Table 13.2 Sympathomimetics Similar responses as anticholinergics Anti- SLUD :
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Primary use of adrenergic agents Depends on receptors activated alpha 1 -receptors: __________________________, hypotension,
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