A small sealed glass container that holds a single dose of parenteral solution
Catheter inserted directly into the vein for drug administration
concentrated mass of pharmaceutical preparation
Pertaining to the inside of the mouth (cheek)
Infusion of liquid directly into the vein and is used for large volumes of fluid administered.
Within the gastrointestinal tract
discharge or escape of fluid from a vessel into the surrounding tissue
within or between the layers of skin
within the muscle tissue
within a vein
medication that is delivered by intravenous push (rapid delivery) or intravenous infusion (slow drip of medication over a period of time) directly into the vein
Parenteral or Parenterally
drug administration by a route other than the GI tract, typically by injection through the skin require aseptic technique
inserted into the rectum
Beneath the skin
beneath the tongue
applied to a certain area of the skin and affecting only the area to which it is applied
entering through the skin
puncturing of a vein
small glass bottle containing multiple doses of a drug
Golden Rules of Drug Administration
Right Drug Right Amount Right Patient Right Time Right Route
Three Classes of Administration Routes:
Enteral Ex. Oral, Sublingual, Buccal, Rectal, Vaginal Parenteral Ex. Intradermal, Intramuscular, Subcutaneous, Intravenous Topical Ex. Transdermal
What angle does a subcutaneous injection go in?
What angle does a intramuscular injection go in?
Measurement of the number of particles that can crowd out water molecules in a measured mass of water. Most adverse reactions to contrast result from this.