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A coating added to an oral medicaiton that resists the effects of stomach juices; designed so that medicine is absorbed in the small intestine
Administering repeated injections of diluted extracts of the substance that causes an allergy; also called desensitization
Administering a double dose for the first dose of the medication; usually done with antibiotic therapy to reach therapeutic blood levels quickly
when should the medical assitant check the drug label?
when taking medication from storage area, just before dispensing the medicaiton from the container, when replacing the container in storage or before discarding the used container
guages 20 to 23 usually are necessary for intramuscular injections when the medication is thick (e.g., penicillin)
45 degrees, 15 degrees
The angle of an insulin injection is _______, and the angle of injection for an ID administration is _____________.
27-28 gauge, 25-26 gauge, 20-23 gauge
What gauge and length of needle would be used for a TB skin test?____________. For an insulin injection? ________. For an IM injection? ______________
The 1 mL TB syringe is calibrated at ____ mL per line. The 3 mL syringe is calibrated at _____ mL per line.
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