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Antiarrhythmic Drugs:- PPT / PDF

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Antiarrhythmic Drugs
• Discuss pharmacological management of arrhythmias.
• Discuss nursing implication in relation to antiarrhythmic drugs.
• Calculate the drug dosage accurately while administering oral and parenteral medication
• Arrhythmia
• Classification of Arrhythmias
• Arrhythmias
• Types of cardiac tissue
(on the basis of impulse generation)
• Electrophysiology of cardiac tissue
• Impulse generation and transmission
• Myocardial action potential
• Mechanism of arrhythmias
• Re-entry phenomenon
• Phases of action potential of cardiac cells
• Drug therapy
• Goals of Treatment
• Vaughan Williams classification
• Vaughan Williams Classification of antiarrhythmic drugs
• Class I: Sodium channel blockers
• Quinidine
• Class IB drugs
• Lignocaine
• Class I C drugs
Encainide, Flecainide, Propafenone
• Class I drugs and their primary indications
• Class II drugs
• Amiodarone
• Other Class III Drugs
• Calcium channel blockers (Class IV)
• Other antiarrhythmics
• Verapamil
• Classification of drug according to principal site of action
• Nursing Considerations for Antiarrhythmic drugs
• Nursing Intervention

  • Subject:- Pharmacology
  • Course:- B.pharm (pharmacy),
  • Semester:- 5th sem , sem :- 5

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