Nursing In Ghana

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ATENOLOL (TENORMIN)

ATENOLOL (TENORMIN) Atenolol (Tenormin) is an antianginal and antihypertensive drug used to treat angina pectoris and during the medical therapy of MI. Generic & Brand Names Apo-Atenolol (CAN), Gen-Atenolol (CAN)...

Celecoxib (Celebrex)

Description Celecoxib (Celebrex) is a non-opioid analgesic used for the management of acute pain and acute and long-term treatment of signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis Generic Name celecoxib...

CLARITHROMYCIN (BIAXIN)

CLARITHROMYCIN (BIAXIN) Description Clarithromycin (Biaxin) is a macrolide antibiotic. Generic Name clarithromycin (klar ith‘ ro my sin) Brand Name Biaxin Biaxin XL Drug Class Macrolide antibiotic Pregnancy Category C...

Cephalexin (Keflex)

Cephalexin (Keflex) is a first-generation cephalosporin used for treatment of respiratory tract infections and dermatological infections caused by staphylococcus. Drug classes Antibiotic Cephalosporin (first generation)...

BLOOD TRANSFUSION

Blood transfusion (BT) therapy involves transfusing whole blood or blood components (specific portion or fraction of blood lacking in patient). OBJECTIVES OF BLOOD TRANSFUSION To increase circulating blood volume after...

POSITIVE SYMPTOMS OF SCHIZOPHRENIA

In schizophrenia, positive symptoms reflect an excess or distortion of normal functions. These active, abnormal symptoms may include: DELUSIONS– These beliefs are not based in reality and usually involve...

SICKLE CELL ANEMIA – CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS

Symptoms of sickle cell anemia vary and are only somewhat based on the amount of HbS. Symptoms and complications result from chronic hemolysis or thrombosis. Anemia, with hemoglobin values in the range of 7 to 10 g/dL...

Cimetidine (Tagamet)

Cimetidine (Tagamet) inhibits the action of histamine at the histamine2 (H2) receptors of the stomach, inhibiting gastric acid secretion and reducing total pepsin output. Brand Names Tagamet Tagamet HB, Tagamet HB...