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What are the "Six Rights" of Medication Administration?
- 1. Right patient
- 2. Right medication
- 3. Right dose
- 4. Right route
- 5. Right time
- 6. Right documentation
What is the main hormone that controls the body's fight-or-flight response and is the primary medication that EMTs will be administering IM?
What are the flow rates of O2 for a rebreather mask and for a nasal canula?
- 1. Rebreather mask: 10-15 L/min
- 2. Nasal canula: 2-6 L/min
What is generally used on a patient that has overdosed or been poisoned?
What are the eternal routes of administering medications and their rates of absorbtion?
- 1. Per rectum (PR): rapid
- 2. Ingestion (oral): slow
What are the parenteral routes of administering medication and their rates of absorbtion?
- 1. Intravenous (IV): immediate
- 2. Intraosseous (IO): immediate
- 3. Subcutaneous (SC): slow
- 4. Intramuscular (IM): moderate
- 5. Inhalation: rapid
- 6. Sublingual (SL): rapid
- 7. Transcutaneous: slow
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