How many cc's does an insulin syringe hold?
Name the 2 ways of giving medication
1. GI Tract 2. Parenteral
What length needle would you use when giving an injection in the deltoid muscle (upper arm)?
Name the 3 types of injections
After washing the pieces of the nebulizer with mild soapy water and rinsing thouroughly: What solution should you soak the pieces in ?
1 part vinegar to 2 parts water
Name four routes of giving medication parenterally?
What are the parts of the needle?
1. The hub
If your prescription is for more than 1 puff:
How long should you wait before administering the 2nd puff?
What degree do you hold a needle for an intradermal injection?
How long should you shake an inhaler before administering medication?
100 units on an insulin syringe is how many cc's?
What is the maximum amount of medication given in the upper arm?
If a bronchodilator and an inhaled steroid medication is given at the same time :
Which one should you take first?
1st give the bronchodilator
2nd take the inhaled steroid
Each calibration of an insulin syringe is ?
After washing the pieces of a nebulizer with warm soapy water and rinsing thouroughly: How long should you soak the pieces in a specially prepared solution?
What degree do you inject the needle for a sub q injection?
After receiving medication from the inhaler:
How long does the patient hold their breath?
What degree do you hold the needle for an IM injection?
What is the preferred IM injection for infants?
anterior lateral thigh
What part of the syringe holds the medication?
Why is the deltoid muscle seldom used when giving an injection?
because it is a small muscle and is close to the radial nerve
Define Angina Pain
Who should not receive an injection in the dorso gluteal muscle?
Children 3 and under
If you give an IM injection in the upper arm: What is the name of that muscle?
What is the most common site of IM injection for an adult?
Giving a rectal suppository would be considered a parenteral route? True or False
What does GI stand for?
What is a side effect of nitrol ointment?
What is the route of delivery of medication given by nebulizer and metered dose inhaler?
What should you always do when withdrawing medication from a vial?
Inject the same amount of air into the vial as the amount of medication being withdrawn
Where are subcutaneous injections administered?
Into the fatty tissue
What does IM stand for ?
Would a 21 gauge needle be larger or smaller than a 25 gauge?
What is sometimes prescribed for heart patients who experience chest (angina) pain?
How many times can you use an ampule?
What is the preferred site for self IM injection?
What should you do after using an inhaled steroid?
Rinse your mouth out with tap water after the inhaler
What does Sub q stand for?
If you instructed a patient to hold a pill under their tongue until it dossolved:
What route of delivery would that be?
What route do you usually give nitroglycerin tablet to treat chest pain?
The flared end of a needle that fits on the tip of the syringe is called?
The long hollow tube of the needle is called?
What part of the syringe holds the needle?
What method of injection is used when administering medication that is very irritating to the tissues
The Z-track method
Why do you want to give the IM injection in the dorso gluteal muscle (right upper quadrant)?
To prevent damaging the sciatic nerve
What does the term prophylactic mean?
To prevent something from happening
Absorption of medication through the skin is what route of delivery?
What is the insulin syringe calibrated in?
What would be the first thing you do when administering medication?
wash your hands
Can you use a vial more than one time?