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Parental
bypasses the GI tract, given under the skin
Intramuscular
Deltoid, Vastus Lateralis, Ventrogluteal, & the Gluteus Muscle
Intradermal
Forearm, Upper Chest, & the Hairless area of the upper back
Subcutaneous
Upper outer area of the arm, Thigh, Abdomen, & Back
Vial
Vaccum sealed bottle that can be used more than once
Ample
Single dose glass container
Anaphlylactic Reaction
Allergic reaction caused by hypersensitivity to a substance
Wheal
Slightly elevated fluid filled area of the skin
Administer
To give medication to a patient
Prescribe
Indicate a medication to be given to a patient
Dispense
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
Intradermal
10-15 degrees
Intramuscular
90 degrees
Subcutaneous
45-90 degrees
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
Oral
Mouth
Rectal
Rectum
ID
Dermis
IM
Muscle
IV
Vein
Sub-Q
Fatty Tissue