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Ch 36 Cal Med Dosage

Chapter 36 Calculate Med dosages

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define Parenteral ---- injection of a liquid into body via route other than alamentary canal define Parenteral ---- injection of a liquid into body via route other than alamentary canal
what are the Most common parenteral routes are : Subcutaneous , Intramuscular, Interdermal
define Ampule ----- small sterile prefilled container--holding a single does of hypodermic solution define Ampule ----- small sterile prefilled container--holding a single does of hypodermic solution
define Cartridge -Needle unit disposable sterile cartridge containing premeasured amount of medication. This unit is designed for use as a non-disposable cartridge holder syringe (ie : Tubex or Carpuject )
define Vial ---small sterile, glass prefilled bottle containing hypodermic solution define Vial ---small sterile, glass prefilled bottle containing hypodermic solution
Hazards of Parenteral meds 1 allergies, 2 injury to bone -to nerve - blood vessel, 3 breaking needle in tissue, 4 blood return ( avoided by aspirating )
Reasons for Parenteral routes 1 rapid response, 2 dosage accuracy, 3 med has to go into a particular body part or area, 4 unable to admin via by oral because gastric juices or oral is not possible
Parenteral supplies 1 syringes
syringes are classified as disposable or non -disposable syringes are classified as disposable or non -disposable
syringes may be classified by their use syringes may be classified by their use
different kinds of syringes 1. hypodermic, 2. Tuberculin, 3. Insulin different kinds of syringes 1. hypodermic, 2. Tuberculin, 3. Insulin
Disposable syringes available in 1 - 3 - 5 ml Disposable syringes available in 1 - 3 - 5 ml
NOn-disposable syringes are glass are not used for parenteral uses NOn-disposable syringes are glass are not used for parenteral uses
Non-disposable glass syringes are used by doctors who perform ( paracentesis, - thoracentesis, -thoracotomy, -tracheotomy ) Non-disposable glass syringes are used by doctors who perform ( paracentesis, - thoracentesis, -thoracotomy, -tracheotomy )
define Paracentesis ----- removal of liquid form body for diagnosis define Paracentesis ----- removal of liquid form body for diagnosis
define Thoracentesis-----:puncturing the chest wall so as to let out liquids contained in the cavity. define Thoracentesis----:puncturing the chest wall so as to let out liquids contained in the cavity.
define Thorac OTOMY -- surgical incision of the chest wall define Thorac OTOMY -- surgical incision of the chest wall
what is a Tracheotomy ? cutting into the trachea especially through the skin what is a Tracheotomy ? cutting into the trachea especially through the skin
Created by: TONYMILLER