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Colloid

Intravenous solution containing large proteins that cannot pass through capillary membranes

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Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)

Line threaded into the central circulation via a peripheral site

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Crystalloid

Intravenous solution that contain electrolytes but lack the larger proteins associated with colloids

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Isotonic

State in which solutions on opposite sides of a semipermeable membrane are unequal concentration

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Hypertonic

State in which a solution has a higher solute concentration on one side of a semipermeable membrane than on the other side.

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Hypotonic

state in which solution has a lower solute concentration on one side of a semipermeable membrane than on the other side.

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Administration tubing

Flexible, clear plastic tubing that connects the solution bag to the IV cannula.

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Cannula

Hollow needle used to puncture a vein.

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Burette Chamber

Calibrated chamber of Berutrol IV administration tubing that enables precise measurement and delivery of fluids and medicated solutions.

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Blood tubing

Administration tubing that contains a filter to prevent clots or other debris from entering the patient.

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Hollow needle catheter

Stylet that does not have a Teflon tube but is itself inserted into the vein and secured there.

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Pyrogen

Foreign protein capable of producing fever.

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Embolus

Foreign particle in the blood

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Circulatory overload

An excess in intravascular fluid volume

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Thrombophlebitis

Inflammation of the vein

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Necrosis

The sloughing off of dead tissue

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Vacutainer

Device that holds blood tubes

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Luer sampling needle

Long exposed needle that screws into the vacutainer and is inserted directly into the vein.

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Trocar

A sharp, pointed instrument