Who can recieve TPN or should?
People with AIDS, Cancer, Crohns Disease, Diahrrea, Burn victims.
3 parts of a sryinge?
Plunger, Barrel, Tip.
3 parts of a needle?
Shaft, Needle Hub, Insulin.
3 types of syringes?
Standard, Tuberculin (TB), Insulin.
Whats the pharmacies responsibility for home health care?
They are responsible for the packaging and delivery of the product.
Whats the responsibility of home nursing service?
Nurses educate pt, help w/ dressings & infusion site changes, and test and inspect equipment.
What treatments can be performed at home?
TPN, PPN, EN, Dialysis, Pain management, Chemo.
What are the advatages of parental route administration?
Immediate drug effect, Avoids digestive secretions, Helpful w/ unconscious pt's, Compliance assurance in some ambulatory pt's, local treatment, present at sole treatment, and more predictable.
Whate are the disadvantages of parental route administration?
Requires trained personel, Strict aseptic technique, effects can be irreversable, more expensive, increased risk of infection, requires pt stays in hospital for most IV therepies, and less drug stability.
List medications that can be added to TPN.
LIDO, MS, Vit K, SW, SWFI, NTG, MVI, EPI, HEP, PCN, PVK, AMIN
What is the length of an IM needle?
21 gauge, 1 1/2 " in length.
What is the length of an SC needle?
25 gauge, 5/8 " in length.
What is the length of an ID needle?
.12 gauge, 3mm in length.