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Antecubital fossa

anterior area of the elbow joint

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Aseptic

without infection

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Bolus

a single, large dose, intravenously

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Cannulate

to place a hollow tube within a structure

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Drip factor

# of drops to make 1 mL of fluid,

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Enteral

pertaining to gastrointestinal system

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Infiltration

introduction of a substance not normally found in tissue

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Parenteral

outside the gastrointestinal system

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Percutaneous

through the skin

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Pertinent negative

signs and symptoms that are expected to accompany a particular problem, but are not present

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Pyrogenic reaction

sudden onset of fever, chills, backache, headache, nausea, from exposure to bacteria

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Venipuncture

when needle is inserted in lumen of vein