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pharmacology lab chapter 12

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common routes of injection
intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous
importance of awareness about allergies
observe for adverse reactions- remember a pt can become sensitized at any time.
always ask about allergies!
describe anaphylactic shock
dizziness, loss of consciousness, labored breathing, swelling of the tongue and breathing tubes, blueness of the skin, low blood pressure, heart failure, and death
identify parts of a needle and syringe
plunger, hollow tube, rubber bulb, hilt, hub, shaft bevel, lumen
describe types of syringes
TB, 3cc or 3ml, insulin, 5cc or 5ml
ampule
a small sterile, prefilled glass container used for single dose
MDV
multi dose vial
hypodermic
under or below skin
injectiion
the process of introducing a liquid substance into a body tissue, vein, artery, joint, or body
anaphylactic shock
an extreme often life-threatening allergic reaction to an antigen to which the body has become hypersensitive to