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Drug Guide: Atropine

Pronounced

(a’troe-peen)

Absorption

Well absorbed (PO, SUBCUT, IM)

Distribution

Crosses blood-brain barrier, placenta

Metabolism

Liver

Excretion

Kidneys, unchanged (70%-90%); breast milk

Half-life

13-40 hr

Action

Blocks acetylcholine at parasympathetic neuroeffector sites; increases cardiac output, heart rate by blocking vagal simulation … Read the rest

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BSN vs. ADN

In nursing school, I received my BSN.

As someone who already attended a four year institution, it only took me two years to complete the degree.

However, if you don’t already have a four year degree, you might opt for … Read the rest

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