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Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents

Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents

Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents Types of Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents Anxiolytics Prevent feelings of tension or fear Sedatives Calm and make patients unaware of the environment Hypnotics Cause sleep Minor tranquilizers Produce a state of tranquility in anxious patients States Affected by Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Drugs Anxiety –Feeling of tension, nervousness, apprehension, or fear involving […]

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Antibiotics

Antibiotics

Antibiotics Antibiotics Antibiotics are defined as: Chemicals that inhibit specific bacteria Types of Antibiotics Bacteriostatic Substances that prevent the growth of bacteria Bactericidal Substances that kill bacteria directly Signs of Infection Fever Lethargy Slow-wave sleep induction Classic signs of inflammation (redness, swelling, heat, and pain) Goal of Antibiotic Therapy Decrease the population of the invading […]

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