Dear Nurses

Tuesday, April 28, 2020


Dear nurses,

Hope you are doing fine. We love to keep you updated with  topics of interest. Information on Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy has just been added for your learning pleasure.

Scenario: Tina prepares for treatment of her glioblastoma.

What is glioblastoma and how is it treated?
Gliobalstoma multiforme is a tumor. It can be treated through chemotherapy drugs like Temozolmide (Temodar).

What are some side effects of treatment?
Side effects include: seizures, nausea, vomiting, flu symptoms, and weight/hair loss.

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Wednesday, April 08, 2020


When are anesthetics used?
Generally anesthetics are usually given prior to surgery.

What kinds of drugs are used as anesthetics?
IV drugs such as Opiates(Fentanyl), Benzodiazepines (Midazolam), Barbiturates (Thiopental), Hypnotics (Propofol), are some examples of the medications used to put patients to sleep.

Notes for Nurses:
It is important to remember that the aftermath of receiving anesthetics agents will vary from one patient to the next. Even under the best circumstances, some patients may be more sensitive than others.

Some patients may report feelings of fear and hallucinations after certain medications are given.
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