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Expert Drug Therapy: Myocardial Infarction DVD

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See how drugs work for your patients with an MI during immediate and continuing treatment. Learn about the drugs' therapeutic effects, life-threatening adverse reactions, and interactions.

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  • 30 minutes

    See how drugs work for your patients with an MI during immediate and continuing treatment. Learn about the drugs' therapeutic effects, life-threatening adverse reactions, and interactions. See exactly how to tailor your nursing care before, during, and after drug therapy.

    With this DVD, you'll learn:

    • how nitroglycerin relieves chest pain by relaxing vascular smooth muscles, which dilates coronary arteries
    • how thrombolytic drugs, such as alteplase, lyse an occluding thrombus, restore myocardial
    • blood flow, and prevent necrosis of the injured myocardium
    • how heparin blocks the conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin and prothrombin to thrombin, thus preventing new thrombi from forming
    • why beta blockers are used to limit the size of an MI
    • how ACE inhibitors minimize left ventricular dilation by reducing afterload and blood pressure
    • why HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, such as lovastatin, are used to reduce the risk of a second
    • MI in patients with hyperlipidemia......and much, much more.