glossary

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BodeS
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303946
Filename:
glossary
Updated:
2015-06-11 18:06:05
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pharmacology
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  1. IV
    intravenous
  2. IVPB
    • intravenous piggyback
    • medications are given in addition to the primary infusion
    • IVPBs are superimposed to the primary line
    • "IV riders"
  3. intravenous push
    • concentrated medications are given directly into the vein over a few minutes via a syringe
    • ex: catheter
  4. primary IV
    • main IV line
    • delivers continuously prescribed solutions to the patient
  5. parenteral
    • using routes other than oral route to delivers medications
    • ex: intramuscular (IM)
    • subcutaneous (SC)

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