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Med Math Chapter 36

Administering To give medicine
BSA Body Surface Area
compounding combining 2 or more substances in definite proportions
Dispensing prepare and give out meds , to be taken at a later time
Hypoxemia lack of oxygen in blood
Meniscus curvative appearing liquids upper surface when a liquid is placed in a container
Nomogram a graph , shows relationship among numerical values. Body Surface Area (BSA) of a patient can be estimated by its use.
Parenteral injection , of liquid substance into body via route other then alimentary canal.
Precipitate substance in the form of fine particles that separates from a solution if allowed to stand for periods of time.
BSA, body surface area [ defined ] Highly accurate method of calculating medication dosages for infants & children up to 12 yrs of age.
Dosage or Dose amount of meds prescribed for administration
Doses for Adults Age group 20-60
Average adult dose is based upon 150 lbs ( or 68 kiliograms ) (blank)
Created by: TONYMILLER