Assignment 1. open the drug worksheet (sur 140 drug worksheet.rtf )

 

  1. Assignment 1. Open the Drug Worksheet (SUR 140 Drug Worksheet.rtf  ) and save it to your computer. Then, using your word processor, fill in the requested information. Use drug reference books or online drug information resources to find some basic pharmacological information about iodixanol. Try these websites to find the needed information (feel free to use others):

Use the search feature of the site or its alphabetical index to locate information on these drugs.

An alternative search strategy is to go to google.com or some other search engine, type in the name of the drug and look through the various results to find the information you need.

For example: Log to drugs.com (or another drug information website) and use the site’s search feature or the alphabetical index to locate information on iodixanol.

To use the search feature, type the word iodixanol into the search box and press <Enter>. This should take you to the drug monograph.

To use the alphabetical index, locate the alphabet, then click on the letter “i”. Scroll down the page until you find “iodixanol”. Click on the word. This should take you to the drug monograph.

Using your word processor, fill in the worksheet using correct proper grammar and correct spelling. DO NOT COPY AND PASTE INFORMATION INTO THE WORKSHEET (which constitutes plagiarism); SUMMARIZE YOUR FINDINGS IN YOUR OWN WORDS.

  • What is its brand name?
  • What kind of agent is it (ionic or nonionic; low osmolality agent)? Are there any other interesting characteristics?
  • What kind of procedures is iodixanol used for?

Save your document as an .rtf file. Please save your file using the following naming convention: LastNameFirstInitial-Iodixanol.rtf.

When you are done, use the Assignment Link to send this document to me.

  1. Assignment 2. Use a drug reference book or online drug information resources to find some basic pharmacological information about the diuretics below. Use the Drug Worksheet (SUR 140 Drug Worksheet.rtf ) to complete this assignment. Complete a worksheet for 1 drug in each category (submit a total of 5 worksheets). For the exam, you must be able to correctly classify all of the drugs listed into the correct category and will be responsible for knowing the mechanisms of action and common side effects for each category.

Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors

Potassium-Sparing Diuretics

  • Amiloride
  • Spironolactone
  • Triamterene

Osmotic Diuretics

Loop Diuretics

  • Bumetanide
  • Furosemide
  • Torsemide

Thiazides

  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Chlorothiazide
  • Chlorthalidone
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Indapamide
  • Metolazone

Try these websites to find the needed information (feel free to use others):

Using your word processor, fill in the worksheet using correct proper grammar and correct spelling. DO NOT COPY AND PASTE INFORMATION INTO THE WORKSHEET (which constitutes plagiarism); SUMMARIZE YOUR FINDINGS IN YOUR OWN WORDS.

When you are done, use the Assignment Link to send these documents to me (you may combine all 5 worksheets into one file, if you prefer).

  1. Assignment 3.Using your word processor, answer the Chapter Review Questions for the chapters on Diagnostic Agents (Chapter 6) and Diuretic Agents (Chapter 7). Do not complete the Critical Thinking Exercises for these chapters. To complete this assignment, type your answer into the attached worksheet. (Chapters 6 and 7 Review Questions.docx  ) Use complete sentences, proper grammar and spelling. For example:

 1. How does the nephron work to eliminate waste products and excess water?

 To eliminate wastes and excess water from the body, the nephron…

Save your document as an .rtf file. Please save your file using the following naming convention: LastNameFirstInitial-Lesson6ReviewQuestions.rtf.

 Example: WalkerP-Lesson6ReviewQuestions.rtf

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