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Bag Technique

Bag Technique

Definition Bag technique – a tool making use of public health bag through which the nurse, during his/her home visit, can perform nursing procedures with ease and deftness, saving time...

Drug Study – Clonidine Hydrochloride

Drug Study – Clonidine Hydrochloride

Catapres, Catapres-TTS, Dixaril , Duraclon Action: Centrally acting antiadrenergic derivative. Stimulates alpha2-adrenergic receptors in CNS to inhibit sympathetic vasomotor centers. Central actions reduce plasma concentrations of norepinephrine. It decreases systolic...

Drug Study – Ranitidine

Drug Study – Ranitidine

by: ishi21, RN Zantac, Zantac EFFERdose, Zantac GELdose, Zantac-75 Action: Potent anti-ulcer drug that competitively and reversibly inhibits histamine action at H2-receptor sites on parietal cells, thus blocking gastric acid...

Drug Study – Dopamine Hydrochloride

Drug Study – Dopamine Hydrochloride

by: ishi21, RN Dopastat, Intropin, Revimine Action: Naturally occurring neurotransmitter and immediate precursor of norepinephrine. Major cardiovascular effects produced by direct action on alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors and on specific...

Drug Study – Epinephrine

Drug Study – Epinephrine

by: JJ, RN Action: Naturally occurring catecholamine obtained from animal adrenal glands; also prepared synthetically. Acts directly on both alpha and beta receptors; the most potent activator of alpha receptors....

Drug Study – Diazepam

Drug Study – Diazepam

Action: Psychotherapeutic agent related to chlordiazepoxide; reportedly superior in antianxiety and anticonvulsant activity, with somewhat shorter duration of action. Like chlordiazepoxide, it appears to act at both limbic and subcortical...