Pharmacology, Ch.2

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Pharmacology, Ch.2
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2012-01-31 20:05:19
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drug administration
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  1. Buccal
    within the cheek
  2. Drug Error
    any incident in which a patient receives the wrong dose, the wrong drug, a drug by the wrong route, or a drug given at the incorrect time
  3. Extravasation
    the escape of fluid from a blood vessel into surrounding tissues
  4. Infiltration
    the collection of fluid in a tissue
  5. Inhalation
    route of administration in which drug droplets, vapor, or gas is inhaled and absorbed through the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract
  6. Intradermal
    route of administration in which the drug is injected into skin tissue
  7. Intramuscluar
    route of administration in which the drug is injected into muscle tissue
  8. Intravenous
    route of administration in which the drug is injected into a vein
  9. Parenteral
    a general term for drug administration in which the drug is injected inside the body
  10. Standard Precautions
    a set of actions recommended by CDC for preventing contact with potentially infectious body fluids, such as wearing gloves
  11. Subcutaneous
    route of administartion in which the drug is injected just below the layer of the skin
  12. Sublingual
    route of administration in which the drug is placed under the tongue for absorption
  13. Transdermal
    route of administration in which the drug is absorbed through the skin from a patch
  14. Unit Dose
    a single dose of a drug packaged ready for patient use
  15. Z-Track
    a technique of intramuscular injection used with drugs that are irritating to subcutaneous tissues

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