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Pharm, part 51: Integumentary Medications - Psoriasis, Acne, Lice/Scabies

Pharm, part 51: Integumentary Medications - Psoriasis, Acne, Lice/Scabies

by Cathy Parkes

Medications for psoriasis (coal tar, salicylic acid, topical corticosteroids), medications for ac...
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Pharm, part 50: Integumentary Medications - Topical Antibacterial and Antifungal

Pharm, part 50: Integumentary Medications - Topical Antibacterial and Antifungal

by Cathy Parkes 1 Comment

Coverage of Integumentary System medications, including the following: topical antibiotic ointmen...
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Pharm, part 49: Immune Medications - TB, Systemic Antifungal, and Antiviral

Pharm, part 49: Immune Medications - TB, Systemic Antifungal, and Antiviral

by Cathy Parkes

Tuberculosis (TB) medications (rifampin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, ethambutol), systemic antifunga...
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Pharm Basics, part 9: Blood Transfusions

Pharm Basics, part 9: Blood Transfusions

by Cathy Parkes

The types of blood products and infusion times for each of these products. Best practices for blo...
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Pharm Basics, part 8: IV Complications

Pharm Basics, part 8: IV Complications

by Cathy Parkes

The following IV complications: phlebitis, infiltration, extravasation, catheter embolus, and flu...
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Pharm Basics, part 7: Routes of administration: Peripheral IVs, Central Venous Catheters

Pharm Basics, part 7: Routes of Administration: Peripheral IVs, Central Venous Catheters

by Cathy Parkes 1 Comment

The intravenous (IV) route for medication administration. Best practices for insertion of an IV, ...
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Nursing Tips: Pharmacology

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A patient taking oseltamivir to treat Influenza A and B must begin therapy within 48 hours of the onset of symptoms.

Oseltamivir

by Cathy Parkes June 27, 2022

Acetaminophen, a non-opioid analgesic, can cause hepatotoxicity in high doses. Educate patients to take no more than 4 g per day, and to read the labels of OTC medications as many contain acetaminophen!

Acetaminophen: Patient Teaching

by Cathy Parkes June 13, 2022

A patient taking a strong iodine solution to treat hyperthyroidism or thyrotoxicosis in preparation for thyroidectomy should be educated as to the symptoms of iodism (e.g., metallic taste, stomatitis, severe GI upset).

Iodism: Patient Teaching

by Cathy Parkes June 02, 2022

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