Central Venous Catheter (CVC)
QD & Q.D.: Error-Prone Abbreviations
QD or Q.D. is an abbreviation meaning "daily." However, it is an error-prone abbreviation as it may be confused with QOD (every other day) or QID (four times a day). Instead, use the word "daily" when documenting.
Atropine: Nursing Care
Ethambutol: Patient Teaching
Corticosteroids: Patient Teaching
Digoxin and Hypokalemia
Acetaminophen: Patient Teaching
Iodism: Patient Teaching
Phenytoin and Gingival Hyperplasia
Extrapyramidal Side Effects
Clozapine vs. Clonidine
Antitussives ABCD Tip
Calcium Channel Blockers
Beta 2 Adrenergic Agonists
Amphotericin B is only used for life-threatening fungal infections, because the side effects will "terrorize" your body.
These side effects include: hepatotoxicity, nephrotoxicity, and bone marrow suppression.
Acyclovir and Ganciclovir
Acyclovir and Ganciclovir are antiviral medications. Both medications have a key side effect of nephrotoxicity. Ganciclovir can also cause bone marrow suppression (anemia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia).
Iron supplements and stool
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)
Depo-Provera Side Effect
When to take Antacids
ADHD Medication and Children's Weight
Key Information: Beta Blockers
Non-selective Beta Blockers
Anticoagulant Side Effects
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