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Iv terms

Infiltration Seepage of non vesicant IV fluids or medications into surrounding tissues when IV cath penetrates vein
PCA Patient controlled analgesia
Phlebitis Inflammation of a vein, leading to the formation of a thrombus
Diffusion Movement of solutes to an area of higher concentration of solutes to an area of lower consentration of solutes until an equiplium is reached.
Osmosis movement of solvent (H20) across a semi perimable membrane
Solute The substance which dissolves in the solvent to form a solution
Solvent The substance usually a liquid in which a solute is dissolved in to form a solution
Solution Solute being dissolved in another substance called the solvent
Extravasations Leaking of a vesicant solution or medication into a surrounding tissue
Vesicant A drud capable of causing tissue necrosis
Necrosis localised tissue death
Created by: caronjones