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BEAM ME UP, SCOTTY! THE OPPOSITE SKIPPING FIXER UPPPER
100
What are INOTROPES?
I help increase cardiac output, broadly.
100
What is NIPRIDE?
It's such a "pride" to be able to vasodilate and increased cardiac output.
100
What is ADENOSINE?
--------------- and now I'm back. That was a quick way to get me out of SVT.
100
What is LASIX?
I'm drowning and I can't breathe! Help me, but watch my potassium!
200
What is DOPAMINE?
I am used as an inotrope, but I can also increased renal blood flow.
200
What is NITROGLYCERIN?
Usually you put me under your tongue for a heart attack; I decrease cardiac oxygen demand and cause vasodilation.
200
What is DIGOXIN?
Can you "dig" it? I help increase contractility and can be used in the comfort of your own home.
200
What is MILRINONE?
I help the squeeze; and decrease how hard you have to push.
300
What is EPINEPHERINE?
I am most beneficial during a cardiac arrest and should be your first line of defense
300
What are BETA BLOCKERS?
I am not the alpha, but I have still have a good block for your hypertension. Watch out for bradycardia, lol
300
What is AMIODARONE?
JET? Works as bolus or drip; has more adverse effects than my similar friend.
300
What is Calcium Chloride?
You need me to contract; some medications block my channels. Ionized on ABG, goal >5.
400
What is VASOPRESSIN?
If all else fails depend on me as a pressor, or for DI, or in case of GI bleed....
400
What is ESMOLOL?
I am a beta, help with arrhythmias, work in seconds, and I drip, drip, drip.
400
What is PROCAINAMIDE?
I make your heart less excited, but can cause more weird rhythms.
400
What is MAGNESIUM AND POTASSIUM
We are cardioprotective; goal >2.5 and goal >3.5.
500
What is NOREPINEPHRINE?
If you're warm, but your blood pressure is WAY too low....
500
What is NICARDIPINE?
Too high for too long; switch to me for longer term control. I do not cause cyanide poisoning, but I can give you a headache.
500
What is BETA BLOCKERS (PROPRANOLOL/METOPROLOL/SOTALOL?
Are anti-hypertensives but can also be used as a chronic anti-arrhythmic at home.
500
What is MAINTENANCE/TOTAL FLUIDS.
2/3, ALWAYS 2/3. Make sure you have an order.






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