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Ch 11 MC2010

Administering Medications i

small sealed glass bottles containing a single dose of medication. ampules
develops due to receiving vaccinations; w/inactive (dead) or attenuated (weakened) organisms. artificially acquired active immunity
muscle located in the upper outer surface of the arm; works good for low volume injections ONLY; DO NOT use this site on infants or children deltoid
acute infectious disease transmitted by direct or indirect contact; diagnosed by obtaining a throat culture; given in 5 doses, last one between 4 or 6 yrs of age diphteria
best site for large volume, thick meds (irritating viscous); located on the outer quadrant of buttocks; careful to damage sciatic nerve in this area dorsogluteal site
most common type of hepatitis in the US; affects liver but doesn't cause long-term effects; spread by contact, eating/drinking contaminated food or water; vaccine given @ 2 yrs of age hepatitis A
caused by hepatitis B virus (HBV); transmitted by contaminated serum in blood transfusions or contaminated needles or instruments; highly contagious and could be fatal hepatitis B
__________ leads to meningitis; caused by bacterium in air, entering the lungs or bloodstream; ____________ vaccine came out on 1985 hib disease (haemophilus influenzae type B)
antibodies' body to fight off the cause of a disease, resistance to a disease immunity
given to humans to decrease susceptibility to disease immunizations or vaccines
common blood product that contains antibodies immunoglobulin
type of polio vaccine by injection; most recommended. (IPV) inactivate polio vaccine (IPV)
medication used to dispense oral medication into respiratory tract ; inhalers or nebulizers are most common inhalation medications
type of injection used for allergy skin testing; to determine patient's sensitivity; common sites: upper chest, upper back, anterior forearm intradermal injection
type of injection where medication goes directly into muscle tissue @ 90 degrees ; common sites: deltoid, vastus lateralis, dorsogluteal muscle, ventrogluteal muscle intramuscular injection
suspensions, emulsions, elixirs, syrups, solutions are...... liquid medications
vaccine given to children to protect them for life on its first dose; could result in brain damage, deafness or death; "childhood disease" measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine
type of medication when swallowed, enters body through gastrointestinal system; rapidly absorbed by the body oral medication
type of polio vaccine in oral form; not recommended oral polio vaccine (OPV)
medication through injection, IM, SQ, ID, IV, intrathetical, intraarticular parenteral medication administration
Created by: ricrom81