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Example Playlist

Digoxin (Lanoxin)
Mechanism of Action
Increases Inotropy
Indications
Heart Failure
Atrial Fibrillation
Side Effects
Bradycardia
Fatigue
Contraindications
Heart Block
Nursing Considerations
Heart Rate Below 60
Hypokalemia
Monitor for Toxicity and Visual Changes
Digibind
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Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ
Mechanism of Action
Inhibits Reabsorption NaCl and H2O
Indications
Edema
Mild to Moderate Hypertension
Side Effects
Hypokalemia
Hyponatremia
Dehydration
Hyperglycemia
Gout
Contraindications
Sulfa Allergy
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
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Hyperkalemia
Assessment
> 5.0 mEq/L K+
Abdominal Cramps
Muscle Weakness
Diarrhea
Arrhythmia
Tall, Peaked T Waves
Interventions
IV Calcium
Infusion of Glucose and Insulin
Loop or Thiazide Diuretics
Kayexalate
Dialysis
Prevention Education
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Heart Failure Interventions
Diagnostic Tests
Echocardiogram
Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring
Improve Gas Exchange
High Fowler's Position
Oxygen
Advanced Airway
Drugs and Devices
Diuretics
Beta Blockers
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)
ACE Inhibitors
Digoxin (Lanoxin)
Pacemaker
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Fluoroquinolones
End in "-floxacin"
Mechanism of Action
Bactericidal
Indications
Variety of Infections
Side Effects
GI Distress
Photosensitivity
Achilles Tendon Rupture
Contraindications
Pregnancy
Children
Myasthenia Gravis
Considerations
Avoid Milk Products or Antacids
Slow IV Infusion
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Atropine
Mechanism of Action
Muscarinic Antagonist
Indications
Bradycardia
Increased Exocrine Secretions
Smooth Muscle Spasms
Side Effects
Tachycardia
Dry Mouth
Urinary Retention
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Acetazolamide
Indications
Indications
Glaucoma
Glaucoma
Altitude Sickness
Altitude Sickness
Pseudotumor Cerebri
Pseudotumor Cerebri
CHF
CHF
Metabolic Alkalosis
Metabolic Alkalosis
Mechanism of Action
Mechanism of Action
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor
Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3) Diuresis
Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3) Diuresis
Side Effects
Side Effects
Metabolic Acidosis
Metabolic Acidosis
Paresthesias
Paresthesias
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Mannitol (Osmitrol)
Indications
Indications
Increased Intracranial Pressure (ICP)
Increased Intracranial Pressure (ICP)
Glaucoma
Glaucoma
Drug Overdose
Drug Overdose
Mechanism of Action
Mechanism of Action
Osmotic diuretic
Osmotic diuretic
Increased Urine Flow
Increased Urine Flow
Side Effects
Side Effects
Dehydration
Dehydration
Contraindications
Contraindications
Anuria
Anuria
CHF
CHF
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Loop Diuretics
Mechanism of Action
Mechanism of Action
Thick Ascending Limb of Loop of Henle
Thick Ascending Limb of Loop of Henle
Inhibits Na+-K+-2Cl- Symporter
Inhibits Na+-K+-2Cl- Symporter
Sulfa Drug
Sulfa Drug
Drug Names
Drug Names
Furosemide
Furosemide
Lasix
Lasix
Side Effects
Side Effects
Gout
Gout
Ototoxicity
Ototoxicity
Hypocalcemia
Hypocalcemia
Hypokalemia
Hypokalemia
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Ethacrynic Acid
Mechanism of Action
Mechanism of Action
Non-sulfa Drug
Non-sulfa Drug
Phenoxyacetic Acid Derivative
Phenoxyacetic Acid Derivative
Loop Diuretic
Loop Diuretic
Inhibits Na+-K+-2Cl- Cotransporter
Inhibits Na+-K+-2Cl- Cotransporter
Thick Ascending Loop of Henle
Thick Ascending Loop of Henle
Clinical Use
Clinical Use
Diuresis
Diuresis
Side Effects
Side Effects
Hypokalemia
Hypokalemia
Ototoxicity
Ototoxicity
Gout
Gout
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Thiazide Diuretics
Early Distal Tubule
Early Distal Tubule
Inhibits NaCl Reabsorption
Inhibits NaCl Reabsorption
Sulfa Drug
Sulfa Drug
Hyperglycemia
Hyperglycemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypercalcemia
Hypercalcemia
Hyperuricemia
Hyperuricemia
Hyponatremia
Hyponatremia
Hypokalemic Metabolic Alkalosis
Hypokalemic Metabolic Alkalosis
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K+ Sparing Diuretics
Indications
Indications
CHF and Hypertension
CHF and Hypertension
Hypokalemia
Hypokalemia
Hyperaldosteronism
Hyperaldosteronism
Mechanism of Action
Mechanism of Action
Collecting Tubule
Collecting Tubule
Spironolactone
Spironolactone
Competitive Aldosterone Receptor Antagonist
Competitive Aldosterone Receptor Antagonist
Amiloride and Triamterene
Amiloride and Triamterene
Block Na+ Channels
Block Na+ Channels
Side Effects
Side Effects
Hyperkalemia
Hyperkalemia
Gynecomastia
Gynecomastia
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Spironolactone (Aldactone)
Mechanisms
Mechanisms
Inhibition of Aldosterone
Inhibition of Aldosterone
Potassium Retention
Potassium Retention
Indications
Indications
Hypertension
Hypertension
Edema
Edema
Heart Failure
Heart Failure
Side Effects
Side Effects
Hyperkalemia
Hyperkalemia
Endocrine Effects
Endocrine Effects
Consideration
Consideration
Avoid Potassium Supplements
Avoid Potassium Supplements
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ACE Inhibitor Toxicity
CAPTOPRIL Mnemonic
CAPTOPRIL Mnemonic
Cough
Cough
Angioedema
Angioedema
Potassium Changes (Hyperkalemia)
Potassium Changes (Hyperkalemia)
Taste Change
Taste Change
Hypotension
Hypotension
Pregnancy Changes
Pregnancy Changes
Rash
Rash
Increased Renin
Increased Renin
Lower Angiotensin II
Lower Angiotensin II
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ACE Inhibitors
-Pril Suffix
-Pril Suffix
Indications
Indications
Hypertension
Hypertension
CHF
CHF
Diabetic Nephropathy
Diabetic Nephropathy
Mechanism of Action
Mechanism of Action
Inhibits ACE
Inhibits ACE
Decreases GFR
Decreases GFR
Inhibits Constriction of Efferent Arteriole
Inhibits Constriction of Efferent Arteriole
Side Effect
Side Effect
Increased Bradykinin
Increased Bradykinin
Cough
Cough
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Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs)
-sartan suffix
-sartan suffix
Indications
Indications
Hypertension
Hypertension
CHF
CHF
Diabetic Nephropathy
Diabetic Nephropathy
Mechanism of Action
Mechanism of Action
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers
Side Effect
Side Effect
Hyperkalemia
Hyperkalemia
Contraindication
Contraindication
Pregnancy
Pregnancy
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Erythropoietin
Mechanism
Mechanism
Stimulates RBC Production
Stimulates RBC Production
Indications
Indications
Chronic Renal Failure
Chronic Renal Failure
Anemia
Anemia
Side Effects
Side Effects
Increased Risk of Thrombosis
Increased Risk of Thrombosis
Pelvic and Limb Pain
Pelvic and Limb Pain
Hypertension
Hypertension
Considerations
Considerations
Do Not Shake
Do Not Shake
Monitor Hemoglobin (Hgb) Weekly
Monitor Hemoglobin (Hgb) Weekly
May Accelerate Tumor Progression
May Accelerate Tumor Progression
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2 mins
Digoxin Mechanism and Indication
Direct inhibition of Na K ATPase
Indirect inhibition of Na Ca exchanger
Increase Ca in cell
Positive Inotropy
CHF
Stimulates Vagus Nerve
Decreased conduction at AV node
Atrial Fibrillation
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1 min
Acute Digoxin Toxicity
Clinical Symptoms
Hyperkalemia
Cholinergic (Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea)
Blurry Yellow Green Vision with Halo of Light
Arrhythmia
Bradycardia
EKG Changes
Prolonged PR interval
Decreased QT
Scooping on EKG
T Wave Inversion
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2 mins
Digoxin Toxicity Treatment
Activated Charcoal
Slowly Normalize K+
Digibind (Anti-Digoxin Fab)
Magnesium Sulfate
Lidocaine
Cardiac Pacing
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2 mins

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