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EMT-Chapter 10

STUDY
PLAY
pharmacology
science of drugs
dose
amount of medication
action
effect of a medication
indications
reasons for giving a medication
contraindications
reasons for NOT giving a medication
side effects
actions other than desired ones
IV
intravenous injection
Oral or PO
taken by mouth
sublingual or SL
under the tongue
intramuscular or IM
into muscle tissue
intraosseous or IO
into the bone
Subcutaneous or SC
into the skin
Transcutaneous
through the skin
inhalation
inhaled into the lungs
rectal or PR
into the rectum
solution
liquid misture
suspension
particles floating in a liquid
MDI
metered-dose inhaler
topical medications
applied on the skin
transdermal medications
absorbed through the skin
gel
semiliquid substance
activated charcoal
powdered charcoal
hypoglycemia
low blood glucose
glucose
sugar