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types of immunizations attenuated, inactivated, combined, recombinant genetic engineering, and live attenuated
attenuated vaccines weak or dead pathogen
inactivated vaccine inactivated pathogen
combined vaccine a group of vaccines all in one (MMR)
recombinant genetic engineering engineered from components of the antigen
live attenuated vaccine actual live pathogens that are grown in a lab
what happens during anaphylaxis to the body intercellular fluids leak into the surrounding tissues, lungs fill with fluid causing pulmonary edema, shortness of breath, rapid weak pulse, syncope, confusion and anxiety, hives, slurred speech, wet-sounding cough
what concentration must epinephrine be given in an anaphylactic episode 1:1000 for severe cases; given subQ in abdomen or upper arm and can also be given IM in anterolateral portion of thigh
T or F? you massage when giving an epi pen injection True
nursing care of person in anaphylactic shock elevate legs and keep patient warm, may need oxygen, may need to administer anti-histamines and corticosteroids (increase epi effect), make sure they wear a med alert bracelet or necklace and always have their pen.
car of organ transplant patients always use aseptic technique and focus care on preventing infection and early detection of organ rejection, monitor skin changes over several months
treatment for allergies antihistamines, decongestants, corticosteroids, epinephrine, and allergy injections
T Or F? allergies worsen after each exposure True
Created by: laceynickie