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Pharm Ch. 17 Terms


antidote a drug that counters the harmful effects of a poison
Code Blue a system to communicate that a patient is in life-threatening situation
electrolyte a substance that dissociates into ions in solution and is thus capable of conducting electricity
herbs plants or plant oarts extracted and valued for their savory, aromatic, or medicinal qualities
hypertonic solution a solution with a higher concentration of particles than body fluids contain
hypotonic solution a solution with lower concentration of particles than body fluids contain
isotonic solution a solution with the same level of particles, and thus the same tonicity, as body fluids
parental nutrition feeding a patient by supplying a nutrient solution through a vein
probiotic a product to restore or promote the growth of normal bacterial flora in the body
tocopherol one of the alcohols that constitute vitamin E
tonicity the relationship of a solution to the body's own fluids
total nutrient admixture (TNA) an amino acid-dextrose-lipid formulation used for parenteral nutrition
total parental nutrition (TPN) feeding a patient through the veins only
vitamin an organic substance that is necessary for normal metabolic functioning of the body but that the body does not synthesize, so it must be obtained from food
water-soluble vitamins vitamins that are excreted in the urine and are not stored in the body
malnutrition any disorder of nutrition
propagate reproduce
enteral nutrition feeding a patient liquid food through a tube that leads to gastrointestinal system
cracking separation of liquid from a parenteral nutrition solution
enteral by way of, or pertaining to, the intestine
Created by: Stephanie.Sloas



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