Antitussives, Mucolytics, and Expectorants
Actions and Uses:
Some antitussives depress cough center located in medulla and are known as centrally
Some antitussives are peripherally acting drugs, which act by a
1.After teaching a group of students about tetracyclines, the instructor determines that the
teaching was successful when the students identify which of the following as a true
statement? Select all that apply.
Tetracyclines are broad-spectrum antibiot
1. When describing opioid analgesics to a group of nursing students, the instructor would
expect to include which classifications? Select all that apply.
A partial agonist
A partial antagonist
Study Questions on Anatomy Review: Urinary System:
1. What are two functions of the urinary system?
2. Match the following parts of the urinary system to their function:
a. Where urine is produced.
b. Urine is stored here.
1. A nurse recognizes the difference between an opioid and nonopioid analgesic. Which of
the following would the nurse identify as nonopioid analgesics? Select all that apply.
1. After teaching a group of nursing students about antitubercular therapy, the instructor
determines that the teaching was successful when the students identify which of the
following as a primary drug to treat tuberculosis? Select all that apply.
Explain why x rays can be used from sterilization, whereas ultraviolet
rays can be used only for surface disinfection of materials
UV rays have a lower energy content than x rays
Discuss the effects of ionizing radiation on cellular constituent
Ex. 2-4 Growth Patterns in Broth
Upon successful completion of this exercise, the student will be able to
differentiate types of microbial growth in broth culture.
Prior to class, the student should
have read pages
The first procedure performed was an isolation of the unknown bacteria with the goal of
obtaining a pure culture. This was conducted by streaking the unknown out on a Agar (TSA)
plate using the T streak method described in the manual. From that, the plate
Lab Exercise 5: Pure culture techniques
OB JE C TIV E S
1. Perform a streak-plate to separate the cells of a mixed culture so that discrete
colonies can be isolated.
2. Perform a pour-plate (loop) dilution to separate cells of a mixed culture and
BUSINESS WEB SEARCH
Conduct a web search for the companies listed below and provide the information
requested about those companies. These companies are traded either on the New
York Stock Exchange (NYSE) or the NASDAQ. The purpose of this a
Introduction to Business
Final Exam Study Guide
The Final Exam will consist of 50 True/False and Multiple Choice questions covering
Chapters 13-17 of the notes and text. Reading the textbook is essential to scoring
well on the exam. Please be familiar wit
1. Before administering cyclobenzaprine, a nurse reviews a client's medical record. Which
condition if found would alert the nurse to a possible contraindication for this drug?
Select all that apply.
Recent myocardial infarction
Increase the excretion of sodium and chloride
Torsemide: Acts primarily in the ascending portion of the loop of
Bumetanide: Acts primarily on the proximal tubule of the nephron
Examples: bumetanide (Bumex)
1. An agent used to disinfect inanimate objects or
surfaces but is generally to toxic to use on human
tissues is called:
1. an antibiotic.
2. an antiseptic.
3. a sanitizer
4. a disinfectant.
2. An agent that kills or inhibits growth of microbes but
How to use your crutches L1}
Health Facts for You
J _ Patient/Famin Education-
Crutch Walking Guidelines
and Health System"
Fitting the crutches. The top of the crutch should .5, a. i
be 3-ﬁngerwidth below the armpit. (See Fig 1) x
Terms & Concepts
What is the IV flow rate?
The speed at which
intravenous fluid infuses
into the body
What are the tubing
10, 15, or 20 gtt/mL
60 gtt/mL (Microdrip
PRACTICE IV CALCULATIONS
ORDERED: 500 ML D5W TO INFUSE OVER 12 HOURS
EQUIPMENT: INFUSION PUMP THAT DELIVERS TO NEAREST 0.5 ML PER HOUR
SET THE FLOW RATE AT_
ORDERED: NS 500 ML Q 4 HOURS
EQUIPMENT: GRAVITY DEVICE WITH RATE CONTROLLER
SET THE FLOW RATE AT_
Hormone manufactured by beta cells of pancreas
Controls the storage and utilization of amino acids and fatty acids
Lowers blood glucose levels by inhibiting glucose production by liver
Insulin: Action and Uses
Activates a proces
Oral Antidiabetic Medications
Mechanism of Action
Primarily stimulates the beta cells of the
pancreas to relea
DRUGS USED TO MANAGE PAIN
Nonopioid Analgesics: (Salicylates & Nonsalicylates)
Lowers body temp by dilating peripheral blood vessels
Analgesic/Anti-inflammatory effect due to inhibition of
prostaglandins (when prostaglandins are releas
MELIGRITO TYPE 1 DIABETES CASE STUDY
JAMES MELIGRITO, 24 YEARS OLD, IS A FIRST YEAR NURSING STUDENT AT A LOCAL COMMUNITY
COLLEGE. HE ATTENDS SCHOOL FULL TIME AND WORKS 20 HOURS A WEEK AS A CAMPUS STUDENT
SECURITY GUARD. HE WORKS FROM 8 PM TO 12 MIDNIGHT,