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medication admin.

common medication administration

term definition
syringe help when administering a liquid medication into the animal via, mouth, subcutaneously, intramuscularly or subcutaneously
hollow needles attached to a syringe and used for injected medications
multi-dose hypodermic syringes allow the same dose of an injection to be administered to an animal without having to draw medication each time
hypodermic syringes and needles are very small syringes which are used with hollow needles for injections into or under the skin
silver nitrate sticks are used for applying medication to cauterize skin or destroy unwanted tissue
drench guns are used to administer de-wormers, niacin, calcium and other drenchers ( push liquid into the animals mouth between the cheeks & teeth so the animal will swallow the medication)
IV catheters are placed into a vein to administer fluids or medication
IV administration sets are preassembled packets containing all components for IV administration
feeding tubes are surgically placed into the animal to ensure animals are receiving their required amount of food and water
balling guns are used to administer oral medication capsules or boluses into an animal
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