glossary

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glossary
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2015-06-11 17:55:57
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  1. IV
    intravenous
  2. IVPB
    • intravenous piggyback
    • indicates medications are given in addition to the primary infusion
    • superimposed to the primary line
    • "IV riders"
  3. Intravenous push
    • indicates that concentrated medications are given directly into the vein over a few minutes via a syringe¬†
    • ex: catheter
  4. primary IV
    main IV line that delivers continuously the prescribed solution to the patient
  5. parenteral
    • using routes other than the oral route to deliver medication
    • ex: IV
    • IM (intramuscular)
    • SC (subcutaneous)

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