November 3, 2014

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Medical Surgical Nursing

Category: Medical Surgical Nursing 
Five drugs are approved for treating Alzheimer's dementia. Four of the drugs (donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and tacrine) are cholinesterase inhibitors. The fifth drug (memantine) blocks neuronal receptors for N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA).