Flashcards in Medication Deck (20):
Commonly used for cats, rodents, and exotics
Shake well before giving.
Why do we not elevate their head while giving liquids?
What is the first plan of attack for oral tablets and capsules?
Hide in food, then pilling if that doesn't work
Most common vaccine route as well as fluid routes.
Three methods for sq injection.
Syringe and needle, syringe, needle and tubing, and fluid bag drip set
What do we always check before injecting sq?
Aspirate to check for blood after poking
Possible sq administration issues?
Isolating the muscle..
Various places we can inject IM.
Triceps, quads, back muscle
What are IV administration used for?
High blood levels of medication given rapidly, need fast acting, medications that can irritate the tissue
Dog sites for IV administration.
Sites for IV cat administration.
Femoral saphenous, cephalic, jugular