Bronchodilators Nursing Pharmacology

Bronchodilators and Antiasthmatics

Bronchodilators, or antiasthmatics are medications used to facilitate respiration by dilating the airways. They are helpful in symptomatic relief or prevention of bronchial asthma and for bronchospasm associated with COPD.
Expectorants and Mucolytics Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Expectorants and Mucolytics

Learn about the uses and nursing care plan considerations needed for patients taking expectorants and mucolytics in this nursing pharmacology guide.
Fecal Analysis (Stool Analysis) Nursing Responsibilities

Fecal Analysis (Stool Analysis)

Feces is a solid body waste discharged from the large intestine through the anus by the process of defecation. It is made of cellulose and other indigestible food matter, water, and bacteria.
Antihistamines Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Antihistamines

Antihistamines block the release or action of histamine, a chemical released during inflammation that increases secretions and narrows airways.
Chest X-ray (Chest Radiography) Nursing Care Management and Responsibilities

Chest X-ray (Chest Radiography)

Chest X-ray (Chest radiography, CXR) is one of the most frequently performed radiological examination. This study guide can help nurses understand their tasks and responsibilities during a chest x-ray.
Decongestant Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide and Care Planning

Decongestants

Learn about the uses and nursing care plan considerations needed for patients taking decongestants in this nursing pharmacology study guide.
Pap Smear Nursing Care Planning and Responsibilities – Diagnostic and Procedure

Pap Smear (Papanicolaou Smear)

Papanicolaou smear (Pap smear, cervical smear) is a safe, noninvasive cytological examination for early detection of cervical cancer.
Antitussives Nursing Pharmacology Guide

Antitussives

Antitussives act on the cough-control center in the medulla to suppress the cough reflex; if the cough is nonproductive and irritating, an antitussive may be taken.
Holter Monitoring Nursing Responsibilities

Holter Monitoring

Holter monitoring (Ambulatory electrocardiography, ambulatory monitoring, event recorder, Holter electrocardiography) is a noninvasive procedure that continuously records the heart's activity as the patient does his normal routine, usually for 24 to 72 hours.
50+ IV Therapy Tips and Tricks for Intravenous Nurses

50+ IV Therapy Tips and Tricks: How to Hit the Vein in One Shot

These are 50+ intravenous or IV therapy tips and tricks for nurses who would want to master this essential nursing skill. Learn more here!

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