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The drug of choice to treat multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, stroke, and spinal cord injuires are
Skeletal muscle relaxants
What skeletal muscle relaxant is used to treat anxiety, inflammation, pain and trauma
Centrally acting
What massage technique is least effective on a client that is taking a cetrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant
Compression
What techniques would be the most effective for a client that is taking a centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant
Petrissage
Friction
Effleurage
Peripherally acting skeletal muscle relaxants act directly on
Muscles
What massage techniques would be the least effective on a client who is taking a peripherally acting skeletal muscle relaxant
Compression
Friction
Deep tissue
What techinques would be the most effective for a client that is taking a perpherally acting skeletal muscle relaxant
Petrissage
Effleurage
The skeletal muscle relaxants that are used are paraplegic and quadripleigis with spinal cord lesions is
Valium
Baclofen
Tizanidine
What massage technique would be the least effective on a client who is taking Baclofen or Tizanidine
Deep tissue
What techniques would be most effective for a client that is taking Baclofen or Tizandine
Effleurage
What drugs are used for inflammation, and have analgesic and anti pyretic qualities
NSAIDS
When a client is taking NSAIDS, you need to be careful
With the depth of the massage techniques
What drugs act to reduce blood pressure, and include Sympatholytic drugs, Vasodilating drugs and Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
Antihypertensive
_______ reduces blood pressure by inhibiting or blocking the sympathetic nervous system
Sympatholytic
_______ decrease both systolic and diastolic blood pressure, as well as acting on the arteries, veins or both
Vasodilating
_____ reduces blood pressure by interrupting the renin-angiotensin aldosterone system
ACE inhibitors
These drugs are used to reduce the ability of the blood to clot and include Heparin, Oral, And Antiplatlet drugs
Anticoagulants
______ is used to prevent clot formation; therefore it cannot dissovle clots that are already formed
Heparin
The local site of injection of subcutaneous heparin should not be massage for
4-5 hours after administration
When a client is taking anticoagulant drug, what must you be aware of
If a blood clot is already present, massage is contraindicated
If it is used to keep a device open, physcian consent is required
Deep work is contraindicated, to prevent brusing
Systemic strokes that move fluids and blood are limited
_______ are prescribe to treat thromboembolism, used to prevent deep vein thrombosis, used for patients with prsthetic heart valves or diseased mitral valves and sometimes to decrease the risk arterial clotting
Oral anticoagulants
The major oral anticoagulant is
Coumadin (Warfarin)
______ are used to prevent arterial thromboebolism, particularly in patients at risk for MI, stroke, aterioscleosis, and atherosclerosis
Antiplatlet drugs
These drugs are used to dissovle a preexisting clot or thrombus, often in an acute or emergency situation
Thrombolytic
Drugs that are used to decrease pain are
Analgesics
Drugs that are used to decrease fever are
Anipyretics