Glossary of Hospital Corpsman 14295 App IV
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- Used as a wet dressing for the relief of inflammatory conditions of the skin, such as poison ivy, swellings and bruises, insect bites, athlete's foot, or other environmental skin conditions, and for superficial external otitis.
- Aluminum acetate solution
- Tropical astringent and protectant that should not be applied to blistered, raw, or oozing areas of the skin.
- calamine lotion
- zinc oxide ointment is a white petrolatum containing approximately what percentage of oxide powder?
- Which drug is similar to Cimetidine but in addition can also be used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease.
- Used to manage peptic ulcers, gastritis, and gastric hyperacidity. The major advantage of this drug is that no systemic alkalosis is produced. It may, however cause constipation.
- Aluminum hydroxide gel(Amphojel)
- The standard by which all other antiseptic, disinfectant, and germicidal agets are measured in their effectiveness.
- Phenol (carbolic acid)
- Isopropl alcohol is used in a ____% solution.
- Glutaraldehyde is another name for
- Hydrogen peroxide is used to treat _____and is available in a ___% solution.
- NUG, 3%
- Used to cauterize mucous membranes and to treat aphthous ulcers.
- Silver Nitrate
- Used as eye drops to prevent gonorrheal ophthalmia in newborns.
- Liquid silver nitrate
- If silver nitrate is absorbed into the skin it will turn the skin slate grey which is called ______
- Used to treat burns and to prevent wound sepsis, is water soluble and easily washed off the skin.
- Silver sulfadiazine
- Anti-biotic used to treat meningococcal meningitis, endocarditis, and gonorrhea. For parenteral use only.
- Penicillin g aqueous
- Has a longer duration of action than most other penicillins and is for parental use only.
- Penicillin G procaine, aqueous (Wycillin)
- Drug of choice for uncomplicated group-A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infections.
- Food and some dairy products may interfere with absorption. Used to treat typhus fever and Rocky Mountain Spotted fever.
- Tetracycline hydrochloride.
- Used to treat all forms of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
- Streptomycin sulfate.
- Given orally to reduce intestinal flora prior to surgery involving the bowel or anus.
- Neomycin sulfate.
- Drug of choice when penicillin is contraindicated.
- Used to treat potentially life-threatening infections not treatable with other effecive, less toxic antimicrobials, including the penicillins and cephalosporins.
- Vancomcin hydrochlride.
- Single dose therapy developed to treat gonorrhea.
- Spectinomycin (Trobicin)
- Used to treat lice and scabies. Use with caution with infants, children and pregnant women since it can cause systemic poisoning.
- Used to treat scabies and has an antipruritic effect.
- Crotomiton (Eurax)
- Drug of choice for the prevention or relapse of malaria caused by P. vivax and P. ovale
- Laxitive that is preferred by radiology departments for use prior to special x-rays.
- Magnesium citrate
- Psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid is a bulk laxative that causes a BM in ___ to ___ hours.
- Although classified as a diuretic, the primary indication for this drug is the treatment of glaucoma
- Acetazolamide (diamox)
- Used in hyperkinetic children and children with attention deficit disorders.
- Methylphenidate hydrochloride (Ritalin)
- Drug of choice in petit mal epilepsy.
- Phenobarbital (Luminal)
- Drug of choice for treatment of grand mal epilepsy.
- Phenytoin sodium (Dilantin)
- Used an an intestinal tranquilizer to control diarrhea
- Camphorated opium tincture (Paregoric)
- Used to treat schizophrenia with manifestations of acute manic symptoms.
- Haloperidol (Haldol)
- Drug of choice in treating status epilepticus.
- Diazepam (Valium)
- Nonbarbiturate sedative and hypnotic indicated for the treatment of insomnia.
- Temazepam (Restoril)
- General anesthetic agent used as a preinduction agent or for procedures that do not require skeletal muscle relaxation. Causes psychological manifestations.
- Used in the prevention and treatment of postpartum and postabortal hemorrhage.
- Ergonovine Maleate
- What schedule of drugs has high abuse potential and severe psychological and/physical dependence.
May never be ordered with refills.
- What schedule of drugs has less abuse potential and moderate dependence.
refill 5 times within 6 months.
- What schedule of drugs has less abuse potential and limited abuse potential.
- IV. refill 5 times within 6 month period.
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