Beware of Common Anticholinergic Drugs
MEDICATION MANAGEMENT: MEMORY & THINKING are activated by acetyl-choline. Alzheimer's drugs boost acetyl-choline. Other medications, from allergy to insomnia drugs, may be anti-cholinergic, lowering acetyl-choline. This can spell trouble in dementia. Learn which drugs to avoid and what to look out for. Drugs widely prescribed to the elderly could be responsible for a decline in cognitive and physical function according to research from the University of East Anglia and the Regenstrief…
48 Memes to Simplify Your Neonatal Maternity Exam - QD Nurses
Maternity is by far one of the hardest topics in nursing. It takes a lot of review to really understand the terms that belong to this study category. We compiled 48 memes to help ease your way through! Don't forget to share! 1. Bethamethasone is given to avoid respiratory distress syndrome in the unborn infant. […]
gastric, ulcer, stomach, peptic, ulceration, radiology
Gastric Ulcer, Benign. Both images are close-ups of the stomach from a double contrast (i.e. air and barium) upper gastrointestinal series. They demonstrate radiating folds (green arrow) coursing to the base of a peristent collection of barium (white arrows) on the posterior wall of the body of the stomach. There is no significant mass effect and the folds radiate right to the base of the ulcer, both signs of benignity.