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Flashcards in Medication Deck (20):
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Commonly used for cats, rodents, and exotics

Oral administration

2

Shake well before giving.

Oral liquids

3

Why do we not elevate their head while giving liquids?

Aspiration risks

4

What is the first plan of attack for oral tablets and capsules?

Hide in food, then pilling if that doesn't work

5

Most common vaccine route as well as fluid routes.

SQ

6

Three methods for sq injection.

Syringe and needle, syringe, needle and tubing, and fluid bag drip set

7

What do we always check before injecting sq?

Aspirate to check for blood after poking

8

Possible sq administration issues?

Abscesses, edema

9

Isolating the muscle..

IM

10

Various places we can inject IM.

Triceps, quads, back muscle

11

What are IV administration used for?

High blood levels of medication given rapidly, need fast acting, medications that can irritate the tissue

12

Dog sites for IV administration.

Cephalic, jugular

13

Sites for IV cat administration.

Femoral saphenous, cephalic, jugular

14

ID

Intradermal

15

IO

Intraoscious (bone)

16

IP

Intraperioneal

17

IN

Intranasal

18

Aural

Ear

19

Ophthalmic

Eye

20

Various routes of administration.

IM, PO, SQ, IV, IN, ID, IP, IO