Tag: pharmacology

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Easy Insulin Mnemonic You Need to Learn in Under 6 Minutes

Registered Nurse RN youtube channel provided a great video on Insulin Mnemonics.Trying to understand or memorize the insulin medications can be really confusing. Watch...
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Respiratory Pharmacology Made Easy in 5 Minutes

Respiratory agents are administered to patients to prevent, relieve, or treat respiratory disorders. These drugs can be given as a pill, liquid form, or...
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Comprehensive Dosage Calculation

There's a reason why this video has 400,000 views and it's because of how well Nick simplifies dosage calculations. You will use this every...
NCLEX Question 4

NCLEX Question 4

Patient is taking captopril (Capoten) and spironolactone (Aldactone). Which is the most important to monitor?A. Calcium level B. Sodium level C. Potassium level D. Blood urea nitrogen...
Food to Avoid with Drugs or Herbs

Know Which Food to Avoid With Certain Drugs or Herbs

This one is a tough one! This is a chart you just need to know by heart. You can't take calcium-channel blockers with grapefruit...
Insulin Effectiveness By Type

6 Quick Memes and a Nice Chart about Insulin

Regular Insulin first. NPH insulin second.Do not forget to draw up the regular insulin first and then draw up the NPH insulin.WHY?It's essential to...
NCLEX Pharmacology Quick Notes to Save

Pharmacology NCLEX Cram

Get all the quick facts you need to know before your pharmacology exam.Medication Classifications You’ll Need to KnowAntacids - Reduce hydrochloric acid located...
What You Need to Know About Spironolactone for the NCLEX

What You Need to Know About Spironolactone (Aldactone) for the NCLEX

Potassium can send you down into a spiral. That is why Spironolactone (Aldactone) is a potassium-sparing diuretic! Spironolactone (Aldactone) has a direct effect on the...
What You Need to Know About Osmitrol for the NCLEX

What You Need to Know About Osmitrol for the NCLEX

Osmitrol is an osmotic diuretic. It focuses on increasing the osmotic pressure of the glomerular filtrate. Osmitrol, osmotic diuretic, and osmotic pressure all start...
Top Key Points About Diuretics

Top Key Points You Need to Know About Diuretics

Direct routes of diuretics to administer to the patients are by mouth (PO), IV, and IM. There are loop diuretics and thiazide diuretics that...

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How to Do a Tube Feeding

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