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There is no big difference between Roxicodone and oxycodone. They are narcotic drugs for a pain reliever. The basic difference between oxycodone and Roxicodone is that, oxycodone is the most common name for the drug, while Roxicodone is just a brand name of the same drug. This means, when you...Read More

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There is no much difference between Roxicet and Percocet because they are just brand names for the drugs that contain a certain proportion of acetaminophen and oxycodone. The two medications are not manufactured by the same company. Oxycodone is a strong narcotic drug which can be used as...Read More

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There are different people with different pain thresholds. Some can really withstand much pain, while some hardly could hardly bare even the pain of an ant bite, they just go wild. Do, doctors usually keep the record of this about their patients so as to control the level of treatment being...Read More

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When it comes to the maximum amount of time for the transfusion of a unit of packed red blood cells, four hours is the tops. Around 30 minutes is the minimum amount of time. What this four hour maximum rule means is that in order for the blood transfusion to be done correctly and effeciently...Read More

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Previous answers have indicated that the correct protocol would be to gently aspirate the IV to check for a blood return. In this case, a blood return on the IV could certainly mean that the patient had high blood pressure and needed this medication. If someone has atrial fibrillation, they...Read More

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IM (Intramuscular) Injections are required to manage medications or vaccines. The best and safest muscle for IM Injections in the infants (birth to 12 months of age) is Vastus lateralis muscle in the anterolateral aspect of middle or upper thigh. This is because this muscle has a sufficient...Read More

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The answer to this question is A. After administering an I.M. injection, the nurse should recap the needle and dispose of it in a medical waste container, but there are a few things to note when discarding used needles which should not be overlooked. It is actually very dangerous to recap...Read More

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Oxycontin and Oxycodone are medications which are used to suppress the sensation of pain in the body. They are used as painkillers, although they do not totally remove the sensation of pain in the affected areas of the body. Oxycontin and oxycodone are similar in some ways. Most times, people...Read More

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The answer to this is letter A. The drug dosages of the elderly will be significantly reduced. It is already common that those who are over 60 would need to take more medications. They would be required to take medications for the maintenance of their health and body. The adverse reaction may...Read More

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Anticoagulant drugs are those that thin the blood. If someone has a blood clot in their leg or other part of the body, the doctor will immediately prescribe an anticoagulant drug in order to make the blood thin so that it flows more smoothly and easier to the other organs of the body like the...Read More

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