bypasses the GI tract, given under the skin
Deltoid, Vastus Lateralis, Ventrogluteal, & the Gluteus Muscle
Forearm, Upper Chest, & the Hairless area of the upper back
Upper outer area of the arm, Thigh, Abdomen, & Back
Vaccum sealed bottle that can be used more than once
Single dose glass container
Allergic reaction caused by hypersensitivity to a substance
Slightly elevated fluid filled area of the skin
To give medication to a patient
Indicate a medication to be given to a patient
To deliver a medication into a patients possession
3 times you look at a medication label
Before removing it from the shelf, before pouring or withdrawing it, & before returning it back to the shelf
What is the most important questions you should first ask a patient?
"Are you allergic to any medications?"
Why is it important to watch a patient in the office for a period of time after recieving an injection?
To make sure they dont have an unusal reaction
Why is it important to match the correct unit syringe with the correct unit medication when giving insulin?
So the medicine matches the syringes
The 7 Rights
Right patient, dose, drug, documentation, time, site, technique,
2 reasons why iron preprations are given by the Z-tract method
so that it doesnt tattoo or irritate the skin