Chapter 7

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Chapter 7
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2011-10-31 00:26:30
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Principles of Pharmacology
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  1. 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
  2. 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?
    Epinephrine
  3. 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
  4. What is generally used on a patient that has overdosed or been poisoned?
    Activated Charcoal
  5. What are the eternal routes of administering medications and their rates of absorbtion?
    • 1. Per rectum (PR): rapid
    • 2. Ingestion (oral): slow
  6. 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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