June 2017

June 30, 2017

Anal and Rectal Disorders


June 30, 2017

Positive Inotropic Drugs: Cardiac Glycosides

Cardiac glycosides increase the force of myocardial contraction and reduce conductivity within the atrio-ventricular (AV) node. These are most useful in the treatment of supraventricular tachycardias. […]
June 30, 2017

Treatment of Diarrhoea

Antidiarrhoeal agents are used as adjuncts in the symptomatic treatment of diarrhea, although the main aim in the management of acute diarrhoea is the correction of fluid and electrolyte depletion with rehydration therapy;
June 30, 2017

Ulcer-Healing Drugs

Proton pump inhibitors inhibit gastric acid secretion by blocking the hydrogen-potassium adenosine triphosphatase enzyme system (the ‘proton pump’) of the gastric parietal cell. Proton pump inhibitors are effective short-term treatments for gastric and duodenal ulcers; they are also used in combination with antibacterials for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori In patients with peptic ulcer bleeding, treatment with a proton pump inhibitor reduces the risk of rebleeding and the need for surgery.
June 30, 2017

Antispasmodics & Other Drugs Altering Gut Motility: Antimuscarinics


June 29, 2017

Anti-Flatulents

Vegetable Charcoal:
June 29, 2017

Antacids

Antacids are basic compounds, which neutralize hydrochloric acid in the gastric secretions. They are used to prevent and relieve pain in the symptomatic management of gastro-intestinal disorders associated with gastric hyperacidity such as dyspepsia, gastro-oesphageal reflux disease, and peptic ulcer.
June 29, 2017

GENERAL ADVICE TO PRESCRIBERS

 
June 28, 2017

Core Values of Respiratory Therapy Unit

In the daily path of professional activities the Respiratory Therapist shall be bound by the following ethical and professional principles. Respiratory Therapists shall:
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