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TermDefinition
pyrogens chemicals produced by microorganisms that can be pyretic (fever) reactions in patients
isotonic when a solution has an osmolarity equivalent to that of blood
hypertonic when a solution has a greater osmolarity than that of blood
hypotonic when a solution has a lesser osmolarity than that of blood
TPN solution complex solutions with two base solutions (amino acids and dextrose) and additional micro-nutrients
HEPA a high efficiency particulate air filter
laminar flow continuous movement at a uniform rate in one direction
horizontal flow hood a laminar flow hood where the air crosses the work area in a horizontal direction
vertical flow hood a laminar flow hood where the air crosses the work area in a vertical direction
coring when a needle damages the rubber closure of a parenteral container causing fragments of the closure to fall into the container and contaminate its contents
hub the part of the needle that attaches to the syringe
shaft the stem of the needle the provides the overall length of the needle
bevel an angled surface at the tip of a needle
gauge a measurement with needles: the higher the gauge the smaller the lumen
lumen the hollow center of a needle
IVPB Intravenous piggybacks small volume parenteral that will be added into or "piggybacked" into a large volumn parenteral (LVP)
LVP large volume parenteral- solutions are usually 100 ml or more
barrel the part of syringe that holds the medication
thumb plunger where it pushes medication through syringe
sheath what covers the needle
SVP small volume parenteral-sloutions are usually 50 - 100 ml or less
USP <797> Regulation from USP/NF pertaining to the sterile compounding of formulations.
USP <795> Regulation from USP/NF pertaining to the non-sterile compounding of formulations.
biological Laminar Flow Hood used for hazardous drugs
Laminar Flow hood nothing must interrupt the flow of air between Hepa filter and object
Flow hoods Needs to be turned on 30 minutes prior to use to produce an ultra clean enviroment
Created by: skstone68