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Bonewit #11

Administration of Medication and Intravenous Therapy Carrie

adverse reaction an unintended and undesirable effect prodecued by a drug
allergen a substance that is capable of causing an allergic reaction
ample a small sealed glass container that holds a single dose of medication
anaphylacic reaction a serious allergic reaction that requires immediate treatment
autoimmune disease a condition in which the body's immune system produces antibodies that attack the bodies own cells. the cause is unknown
chemotherapy the use of chemicals to treat disease. chemotherapy is most often used to refer to the treatment of cancer using antineoplastic medications.
controlled drug a drug that has restrictions placed on it by the federal government because of its potential of its abuse
conversion changing from one system to another
cubic centermeter the amount of space occupied by 1 mililiter
DEA number a registration number assigned to physicans by the drug enforcement
dose the quanity of a drug adminstered
enteral nutrition the delivery of nutrients through a tube inserted into the gastriontestinal tract
guage the diameter of the lumen of a needle used ti adminter meds
hemophilia an inherted disorder caused by a defiency of a clotting factor needed for proper coagulation of the blood
immune hemoglobin a blood product consisting of pooled human plasma containing antibodies
induration an abnormally raised, hardened area of the skin with clearly defined margins
infusion the administered of fluids medications or nutrients into a vein
inhalation administration the admistartion of mediation by way of air
inscription the part of a prescription that indicates the name of the drug and drug doseage
intradermal injection intro of meds into the dermal layer
intramuscular injection into of meds into the muscular layer
intravenous therapy the administration of a liquid agent directly into a patients vein
oral administration meds given mouth
parenteral meds by injection
pharmacology study of drugs
prescriotion a physicans order authorizing the dispencingof a drug
signatura the part of a presctiption that indicates the info to print the label
subcutaneous injection intro of meds beneth the skin into the subcutaneous or fatty layer of the body
sublingual administeration meds placed under the tounge where it dissolves and is absorbed through the mucous membrane
subscription the part of the prescrition that gives directions to the pharmacist and usually designates the number of doses
superscription the part of the prescription consisting of the symbol rx
topical administration application of a drug to a particular spot
transfusion the administration of whole blood products through the intravenous route
vial a closed container with a rubber stopper that holds meds
wheal a tense, pale, raised area of the skin.
allergy an abnormal hypersensity of the body to substances that are ordinalry harmless
drug a chemical used for treatment
Created by: carrienewman