Does anyone the assessments that need to be given before certain types of drugs. For example digitalis drugs do you check the apical pulse? Or glucose med you check blood sugar? Any one know other ones or a list?
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This is why you need a drug reference book and why you look up every drug before you give it until you are familiar with them. Certain drugs required you to take apical pulse or blood pressures first. Some require that you check the patient's labwork.