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considerations when selecting route of medication
time and schedule, age of pt, physical conditon, body size of mass, gender
the six rights of medication administration
the right pt, medication, dose/amount, route/method, technique, time/schedule
routes of administration
applied to skin, inhalation, sublingual, buccal, rectal, vaginal
produces a lack of feeling
relieves anxiety and muscle tension
controls cardiac arrhythmias
is destructive to or inhibits growth of microorganisms
prevents or delays blood clotting
prevents or relieves nausea and vomiting
increases the excretion of urine
lowers blood glucose level
reduces mental tension and anxiety
produces relaxation of blood vessels; lowers blood pressure
disease caused by a myxovirus that affects the respiratory tract
acute inflammation of the lungs
disease caused by a small,gram-negative,nonmotile parasitic bacterium that leads to severe destructive inflammation of the larynx,trachea and bronchi
haemophilus influenza type b
an acute contagious febrile disease that caused inflammation of the parotid and salivary glands
acute contagious viral disease characterized by an upper respiratory infection
if this disease is acquired in the first trimester of pregnancy, fetal abnormalities may result
acute infectious disease caused by corynebacterium diptheriae
acute infectious disease characterized by respiratory drainage,cough, and whooping inspiration
viral disease transmitted in the saliva of infected animals
acute, potentially fatal, infectious disease that affects the cental nervous system
disease that affects infants and small children, causing diarrhea and vomiting
another name for chicken pox
varicella zoster
also referred to as infectious hepatitis
hepatitis a
highly contagious, potentially fatal form of viral hepatitis, also known as serum hepatitis
hepatitis b
highly infectious disease that can cause serious and long -lasting effects on the nervous system; death within 24 to 48 hours is a real possibility
meningitis (bacterial)
high-potency killed polio vaccine given by injection
inactivated polio vaccine
intradermal needle gauge and length
3/8 to 5/8 inch in length and 25G to 27G
angle of insertion for intradermal injection
10 to 15 degee angle
angle of insertion for subcutaneous injection
45 degee angle
angle of insertion for intramuscular injection
90 degree angle
details that should be included in charting medication
who, what, when, where and why
pdr section 1 (white)
alphabetical listing of manufacturers, list of products, adress phone numbers and emergency contacts
pdr section 2 (pink)
brand and generic index
pdr section 3 (blue)
product category index
pdr section 4 (gray)
product identification section, full color pictures
pdr section 5 (white)
product information section
drug schedules
table 18-2
common injection sites for intradermal
anterior forearm and mid-back area
how often is the pdr published?
every year
aspirin and other drugs that reduce fever are classified as
an agent that lowers blood glucose level
valium is an example of
muscle relaxant

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