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    Echocardiogram

    Echocardiography, also known as echo test or heart ultrasound is a noninvasive painless test that uses ultrasound to visualize the shape, size, and movement of the structures of the heart.

    5 Near-Drowning Nursing Care Plans

    Therapeutic goals for a client who has nearly drowned include providing adequate oxygenation, maintaining a patent airway, maintaining cerebral perfusion, continuous monitoring, providing rewarming methods, and absence of complications.

    Adrenergic Agonists (Sympathomimetics)

    Adrenergic agonists are autonomic nervous system drugs that stimulate the adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (SNS), either directly (by reacting with receptor sites) or indirectly (by increasing norepinephrine levels). An adrenergic agonist is also called a sympathomimetic because it stimulates the effects of SNS.

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