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Define parenteral

Administration by any route other than the enteral or GI tract

1

Parenteral route refers to

IM, SQ, and IV

2

What are the three reasons why someone takes medicine by injection?

When all the drug must be absorbed rapidly & complete as possible, or at a controlled rate, when the patient is unable to swallow

3

What are three main safety concerns?

Nurses three primary safety concerns are of the patient, themselves, and other health care workers.

4

Syringes have three parts

Barrel, plunger and tip

5

Define the barrel of a syringe

Outer portion containing the calibrations

6

What is a plunger on a syringe?

Inner cylindrical portion that fits snuggly into the barrel

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What are parenteral injections special considerations

Trauma at site, possibility of infection, allergic reactions, irreversible

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What are two types of tips?

Plain tip and luer-lock

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Describe parenteral dose forms

Ampules: glass containers with a single dose
Vials: glass or plastic containers with one or more doses of sterile medication
Mix O Vials: glass containers with two compartments