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1

6 rights

right client
right medication
right dose
right route of administration
right time of delivery
right documentation

2

additional pt rights related to medication admin

right to refuse
right assessment
right education
right response

3

safety strategies for med admin

- checking the medication against medication admin reecord
- checking drug upon preparation
- checking drug just prior to admin

4

medication reconciliation

- preformed when care of client is transferred from one health care prof to another, such as when a client returns from one physical location to another
- involves reviewing clients current medication, then addressing omissions and duplications
- ensures continuity of care

5

therapeutic actions

- pharmacodynamics
- peak plasma level
- trough serum levels: lowest level of concentration of medication that correlates to the rate of elimination

6

black box warning

issued on medications that may produce lethal and iatrogenic results

7

steven-johnsons syndrome

develops 1-14 days following drug admin
manifested by respiratory distress, fever, chills, defuse fine rish, than blisters

8

dissolution

medication is dependent upon its initial state and route of admin

9

prodrugs

inactive chemicals that are transformed through metabolism to become active before they have therapeutic effect

10

first pass effect

oral medications pass from the small intestines to the hepatic circulation via the mesenteric vein and portal vein flowing into liver resulting in lower concentration of the medications in the systemic circulation

11

teratogenic

fetal defects

12

enteral

directly into GI tract

13

time critical meds

those that when admin either 30 min before or after can cause harm to client or substandard pharm effect