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Blood Transfusion
Stay in room first 15 min (most serious reactions occur), hang with normal saline only, large gauge needle 18 or larger (16, 14 etc)
Which diuretic does not cause K+ loss?
Potassium-Sparing diuretics:
Amiloride
Spironolactone
Triamterene
Differences of MI and angina
Location- MI radiates to abdomen and back.
Quality-MI is a vice and pressure like pain
Induced by: Angina:EEEE (eating, emotions, exertion, and extremes)
Duration-MI is prolonged (longer than 5 min) hours even days.
DO NOT GIVE NITROGLYCERINE IN MI ONLY FOR ANGINA
Pheochromocytoma
Tumor of the adrenal medulla
UA-presence of catecholamines

Causes excessive aldosterone-increases BP
Name 1 class of medications that is considered first-line tx for essential HTN
Diuretics
Explain 2 items of information you would include in pt teaching for a client receiving coumadin?
*monitor for bleeding- Nosebleeds, gums, urine, stool
*Use caution with taking aspirin or aspirin containing products
Arterial PVD & Venous PVD
Conditions affecting the veins, such as chronic venous insufficiency, varicose veins, and hemorrhoids.
Conditions affecting the arteries, such as arteriosclorosis.