Medication Administration 2

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kelc
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64139
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Medication Administration 2
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2011-02-04 16:50:26
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medication administration
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drug names, forms, and routes of administration
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  1. chemical name
    scientific name you will never use in nursing practice
  2. generic name
    • developed by the first manufacturer of the drug; AKA nonproprietary name
    • example: acetaminophen
  3. trade name
    • brand name or proprietary name under which a manufacturer markets the medication
    • example: Tylenol
  4. classification of drugs
    indicates the effect of the medication on a body system, the symptoms the medication relieves, or the medication's desired effect

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