Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key


Play button


Play button




Click to flip

47 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
side effects of benodiazepines
drowsiness, hangover, sedation, and lethargy
nursing intervention for diazepam
assess for effiveness and side effects
cannabinoids- antiemetics
cannabinoids action-
inhibits pathways to the vomiting center
cannabinoids are given how?
cannabinoids side effects
depression, paranoia, dreaming, hallucinations, distortion of perception
nursing interventions for cannabinoids-antiemetic
instruct pt not to drive, operate machinery, or engage in any hazardous activity
antiemetic- corticosteroids
decadron-action unknown
ways to give decadron-corticosteroid
side effects of decadron-corticosteroid
antiemetic-anticholinergic agents-
scopolamine transdermal patch
scopolamine transdermal patch action
counterbalance acetycholine
scopolamine transdermal patch side effects
sedative effect
scopolamine transdermal patch nursing interventions
effectiveness, side eeffects
thorazine, compazine, torecan
phenothiazine-thorazine, compazine, torecan--action
treatment for mild to moderate nausea and vomiting by inhibiting dopamine receptors
serotonin antagonists-anzemet, kytril, zofran
blocks 5-HT3 serotonin receptors to control nausea and vomiting
serotonin anatagonists- anzemet, kytril, zofran side effects
headache, diarrhea, constipation sedation
anzemet, kytril, zofran- nursing interventions
assess for side effects and effectiveness of med
side effect of phenothiazines
may suppress cough reflex
nursing inrevention for phenothiazines
ensure pt doesnt aspirate vomitus
diazepam action
sedation, reduction in anxiety, depression of the vomiting center
side effects of diazepam
drowsiness, hangover, lethargy
meace-hormone action
used to slow the growth of hormone-dependent tumors by blocking substances needed for tumor growth
side effect of megace-hormone
thrombotic clot disorders, fluid retention
hormone antagonist-goserlin, nolvadex -action
antagonists compete with endogenous hormones
uses of hormones-megace
endometrial carcinoma
nursing intervention for megace-hormone
baseline weight, VS, esp BP, discuss birth control methods and sperm storage, I and O daily wt, check baseline electrolytes-baseline calcium level-educate-development of secondary sexual characteristics, wt gain, and other side effects
hormone antagonist goserelin, nolvadex, tamoxifen -uses
prostate cancer andbreast cancer
aromatase inhibitors -letrozole-action
blocks the enzyme aromatase decreasing estrogen levels-given PO
uses for letrozole-
used in postmenopausal women with advanced breast cancer beyond tamoxifen trwatment.
when to give tamoxifen, nolvadex, or goserlin
after treatment of breast surgery-may have increased bone pain-keeps cancer from reoccurring
tamoxifen, nolvadex or golserlin may cause?
sexual disturbances-like hair growth in women and breast growth in men-given IM, SQ, PO
colony-stimulating factors-procrit, epogen-action
stimulates production of red blood cells
colony-stimulating factors-procrit, epogen side effects
seizures, H/A, hypertension
colony-stimulating factors-procrit, epogen nursing interventions
monitor BP before and throughut treatment-given SQ and IV
aranesp- colony stimulating factors-action
stimulates the bone marrow to make more red blood cells
aranesp- colony stimulating factors side effects
peripheral edema, fatigue, fever, chest pain, H/A, hypertension
aranesp- colony stimulating factors nursing interventions
VS, cardiac assessment, lab data
neupogen, neulasta- colony stimulating factors actions
stimulates production of white blood cells
neupogen, neulasta- colony stimulating factors side effects
bone pain
neupogen, neulasta- colony stimulating factors nursing interventions
monitor heart rate, BP, and respirations before and during tx, assess for bone pain, monitor lab values
neumega- colony stimulating factors actions
stimulates the production of platelets at the stem cell level
neumega- colony stimulating factors side effects
dizziness, H/A, cough, dyspnea, atrial fibrillation, edema, palpitations
neumega- colony stimulating factors nursing interventions
baseline VS, assess for fluid retention, peripheral edema, monitor lab values