Performing a Snellen Exam
Loss of Central Vision
Acetaminophen: Patient Teaching
Meningocele and Myelomeningocele in Children
Meningitis in Children
Chorea and Huntington's Disease
Phenytoin and Gingival Hyperplasia
Intracranial Pressure (ICP); Nursing Care
ADHD in Children: Treatment and Nursing Care
Spina Bifida Occulta
Absence Seizures: Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms of Autism
Extrapyramidal Side Effects
Early Signs of Increased ICP in Infants
Clozapine vs. Clonidine
Dementia vs. delirium
Donepezil & Alzheimer's
Donepezil is a KEY medication used for Alzheimer's disease. It does NOT cure the disease, but it may improve memory, cognition, and an individual’s ability to perform ADLs.
Amitriptyline is a Tricyclic Antidepressant. "Amy tripped over a tricycle in the desert". Desert helps you remember anticholinergic side effects (urinary retention, constipation, dry mouth, blurry vision, photophobia, tachycardia)
ADHD Medication and Children's Weight
Halo Traction Devices
If your patient has a halo traction device in place, make sure wrench/screwdriver are attached to the vest to release patient from the device in the event of an emergency.
MAOIS for Depression
MAOIs are used to treat depression.
Important points about MAOIs: They interact with MANY other medications. Eating foods rich in tyramine can cause a hypertensive crisis. Foods rich in tyramine include aged cheese, avocados, bananas, red wine, salami/pepperoni, chocolate.
Zolpidem (Ambien) Uses
Major Risk Factor for Reye's Syndrome
Lithium Side Effects vs. Toxicity
SSRIs and Serotonin Syndrome
How to treat a seizure
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