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12 Pediatric and Neonatal Intravenous (IV) Therapy Tips

12 Pediatric and Neonatal Intravenous (IV) Therapy Tips

Starting an IV on a child is terrifying. Here are 12 tips to get the ball rolling (instead of the vein).

School Phobia

School phobia or school refusal is a common childhood behavior problem that refers to a child's refusal to attend school.
Pituitary Hormone Drugs

Pituitary Drugs

Drugs that affect anterior pituitary hormones mimic or antagonize the effects of specific pituitary hormones.
Hypothalamic Drugs Nursing Pharmacology and Study Guide

Hypothalamic Agents

Hypothalamic agents can inhibit or stimulate the release of hormones from the anterior pituitary using hormones or factors. However, not all of these hormones are available for pharmacological use.
Adrenocortical Agents Nursing Pharmacology and Study Guide

Adrenocortical Agents

Adrenocortical agents are drugs used as short-term treatment to suppress immune system in patients with inflammatory disorders. They are also used for replacement therapy to maintain hormone levels when adrenal glands are not functioning adequately.
Parathyroid Agents Nursing Pharmacology and Study Guide

Parathyroid Agents: Bisphosphonates, Calcitonins

Parathyroid agents are drugs used to treat disorders that affect serum calcium levels. This can be either antihypocalcemic agent or antihypercalcemic agent (further classified into bisphosphonates and calcitonins).
Thyroid Agents Nursing Pharmacology and Study Guide

Thyroid Agents

The thyroid gland uses iodine to produce thyroid hormones that regulate body metabolism. Thyroid agents either replace or remove hormones to prevent deficiency and excess. Thyroid agents include thyroid hormones (T3, T4, TSH)and antithyroid drugs (further classified as thioamides and iodine solution).
Blood Anatomy and Physiology

Blood Anatomy and Physiology

Blood is the “river of life” that surges within us. It transports everything that must be carried from one place to another within the body- nutrients, wastes (headed for elimination from the body) and body heat through blood vessels. Long before modern medicine, blood was viewed as magical, because when it drained from the body, life departed as well.
Spina Bifida Pediatric Nursing Study Guide

Spina Bifida

Spina bifida is part of a group of birth defects called neural tube defects.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD Nurse Study Guide

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or attention deficit disorder (ADD), is a syndrome characterized by degrees of inattention, impulsive behavior, and hyperactivity.

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