Chap.35 +7rights of drug administration
Terms in this set (25)
a water like substance: a medication prepared with water.
without symptoms of a disease process.
the angled tip of a needle.
narrowing of the bronchiole tubes.
an abnormal accumulation of a fluid in the interstitial spaces of tissue.
sealed so that no air can enter.
a substance that suppresses or prevents an immune response.
administration of repeated injections of diluted extracts of a substance that causes an allergy: also called desensitization.
an abnormally hard, inflamed area.
a large dose administered as the 1st dose of a medication: it usually is used in antibiotic therapy to quickly achieve therapeutic blood levels of the drug.
the curve surface of liquids in a container.
inflammation of a vein
excretion of an unusually large amount of urine.
an increase in the diameter of blood vessel.
the quality of being thick and of lacking the capability of easy movement.
capable of vaporizing at low temps. such as explosive levels
a localized area of edema or raised lesion.
The right patient
always ask patient for his or her name before administering a drug.
The right drug
check 3 times to confirm the right drug dose and strength.1)take the medication from the storage area. 2)Dispense the medication from the container. 3)Replace the container to storage or before discarding the used container.
The right dose
if dose order does not match the dose available according to the drug label, preformed appropriate pharmacology math(have your calculations cheaked for accuracy)
The right route
medicine is administered correctly. oral, mucous membrane, or parenteral
The right time
clarify time of administration.
The right technique
know proper technique for all routs of administration.
The right documentation
document the date and time of administration; the drugs name, strength, dose, and route of administration; any reactions the patient has to the medication; and details of patient education about the drug.