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Pharm Ch 4 - HCCRT

Pharm Ch 4 - Drug Doses - HCCRT

Weight Units of Measure for Drug Doses kg, gm, mg
Volume Units of Measure for Drug Doses L, ml
Drops Units of Measure for Drug Doses 16 gtts = 1 ml
Solution A mixture of an intert liquid with an active ingredient.
Solute The active ingredient or substance that is dissolved in a solution.
Solvent The intert liquid or vehicle in a solution.
Most Respiratory Care drugs are __________ solutions? Clear
What does the active ingredient in RC drugs start out as? White Crystalline Powder
What part of the solution is the white crystalline powder in RC Drugs? Solvent
Strength The percentage of a solute to solvent in a solution. % = solute/total amount
Pre-Mixed Drug that is ready for patient use and does not require any additional mixing by the RT.
Dose The amount of medicene or radiation to be administered at ONE time.
Dose The amount of drug that produces a therapeutic response.
Effective Dose The amount of a drug that produces a response in 50% of the people taking it.
Dosage The determination of the amount, frequency adn number of doses of a medicene or radiation for a certain patient over a period of time.
What are concentrated drugs mixed with before being dispenses? Diluent
Created by: CLPRRT