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Bonewit Chapter 11

Administration of Medication and Intravenous Therapy - Brooklynn C

Adverse reaction An unintended and undesirable effect produced by a drug
Allergen A substance that is capable of causing an allergic reaction
Allergy An abnormal hypersensitivity of the body to substances that are ordinarily harmless
Ampule A small sealed glass container that holds a single dose of medication
Anaphylactic 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 body's 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 for abuse
Conversion Changing from one system of measurement to another
Conversion The amount of space occupied by 1 milliliter (1 ml = 1cc).
DEA number A registration number assigned to the physicians by the Drug Enforcement Administration for prescribing or dispensing controlled drugs
Dose The quantity of a drug to be administered at one time
Drug A chemical used for the treatment, prevention, or diagnosis of disease
Enteral nutrition The delivery of nutrients through a tube inserted into the gastrointestinal tract
Gauge The diameter of the lumen of the needle used to administer medication
Hemophilia An inherited bleeding disorder caused by a deficiency of a clotting factor needed for proper coagulation of the blood
Immune globulin 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 administration of fluids, medications, or nutrients into a vein
Inhalation administration The administration of medication by way of air or other vapor being drawn into the lungs
Inscription The part of a prescription that indicates the name of the drug and the drug dosage
Intradermal injection Introduction of medication into the dermal layer of the skin
Intramuscular injection Introduction of medication into the muscular layer of the body
Intravenous therapy The administration of a liquid agent directly into a patient's vein, where it is distributed throughout the body by way of circulatory system
Oral administration Administration of medication by mouth
Parenteral Administration of medicine by injection
Pharmacology The study of drugs
Prescription A physician's order authorizing the dispensing of a drug by a pharmacist
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 administration 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 the prescription consisting of the symbol Rx (frim the Latin word recipe, meaning "take")
Superscription Application of a drug to a particular spot, usually for a local action
Transfusion The administration of whole blood or blood products through the intravenous route
Vial A closed glass container with a rubber stopper holds medication
Wheal A tense, pale, raised area of the skin
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