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Bonewit Chapt 11

Administration of Medication and Intravenous Therapy- Karly Hayes

An unintended and undesirable effect produced by a drug Adverse reaction
A substance that is capable of causing an allergic reaction Allergen
An abnormal hypersensitivity of the body to substances that are ordinarily harmless Allergy
A small sealed glass container that holds a single dose of medication Ampule
A serious allergic reaction that requires immediate treatment Anaphylactic reaction
A condtion in which the bodys immune system produces antibodies that attack the bodys own cells. The cause is unknown. Autoimmune disease
The use of chemicals to treat disease. Chemotherapy is most often used to refer to the treatment of cancer using antineoplastic medications Chemotherapy
A drug that has restrictions placed on it by the federal government because of its potential for abuse Controlled dug
Changing from one system of measurement to another Conversion
The amount of space occupied by 1 milliliter (1 ml= 1 cc) Cubic centimeter
A registration number assigned to physicians by the Drug Enforcement Administration for prescribing or dispensing controlled drugs. DEA number
The quantity of drugs to be administered at one time Dose
A chemical used for the treatment, prevention, or diagnosis of disease. Drug
The delivery of nutrients through a tube inserted into the gastrointestinal tract Enteral nutrition
The diameter of the lumen of a needle used to administer medication Gauge
An inherited bleeding disorder caused by a deficincy of a clotting factor needed for proper coaglation of the blood Hemophilia
A blood product consisting of pooled human plasma containing antibodies Immune Globulin
An abnormally raised, hardened area of the skin with clearly defined margins Induration
The administration of fluids, medications, or nutrients into a vein Infusion
The administration of medication by way of air or other vapor being drawn into the lungs Inhalation adminstration
The part of a prescription that indicates the name of the drug and the drug dosage Inscription
Introduction of medication into the dermal layer of the skin Intradermal injection
Introduction of medication into the muscular layer of the body Intramuscular injection
The administration of a liquid agent directly into a patients vein, where it is distributed throughout the body by way of the curculatory system Intravenous (IV) therapy
Administration of medication by mouth Oral admistration
Administration of medication by injection Patenteral
The study of drugs Pharmacology
A physicians order authorizing the dispensing of a drug by a pharmacist Prescription
The part of a prescription that indicates the information to print on the medication label Signatura
Introduction of medication beneath the skin, into the subcutaneous or fatty layer of the body Subcutaneous injection
Administration of medication by placing it under the tongue, where it dissolves and is absorbed through the mucous membrane Sublingual adminstration
THe part of the prescription that gives directions to the pharmacist and usually designates the number of doses to be dispensed Subscription
THe part of a precription consisting of the symbol Rx (from the Latin word recipe, meaning "take") Superscription
Application of a drug to a particular spot, usually for a local action Topical administration
The administration of whole blood or blood products through the intravenous route Transfusion
A closed glass container with a rubber stopper that holds medication Vial
A tense, pale, raised area of the skin Wheal
Created by: karlyhayes