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Temple College EMS Program 1 NITROGLYCERIN EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN - BASIC
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Temple College EMS Program 2 Nitroglycerin Indications Ischemic Chest Pain
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Temple College EMS Program 3 Nitroglycerin Contraindications BP<100mm Hg Pt. Has already taken maximum dose of three doses (1.2mg)
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Temple College EMS Program 4 Nitroglycerin Dose .4mg sublingual Tablet or Metered-dose Spray .4mg Trans-dermal patch May repeat at 5 minute intervals up to 3 doses (1.2mg)
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Temple College EMS Program 5 Nitroglycerin Mechanism of Action Relaxes vascular smooth muscle
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Temple College EMS Program 6 Nitroglycerin Effects Decreased pre-load
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Unformatted text preview: Decreased after-load Increased blood flow to Ischemic Myocardium Temple College EMS Program 7 Nitroglycerin Side Effects Hypotension Reflex Tachycardia Headache Temple College EMS Program 8 Nitroglycerin Comments Most effective when Pt is sitting If tablet form - Protect potency Store in original brown bottle Keep tightly sealed Protect from light, air, heat Secure new supply every 4 - 6 months Temple College EMS Program 9 Nitroglycerin Potent Nitroglycerin Headache Burning sensation under tongue...
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