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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Sedative/hypnotic - a tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax muscles






2. Quickly absorbed - 90 degree angle - 19-23 G needle - 1-2' length - average adult:11/2 - 22G - mandatory to aspirate - purpose is to deposit meds into deep muscle for quick absorption






3. 0.45 kg






4. Piece obstructing blood flow may have decreased bp - pain along vein - loss of conscoiusness






5. Do not give anything by mouth - position on side - admin glucagon - call 911 - stay with pt.






6. 10 degree angle - 25-27G needle - 5/8-1/2' needle - barely cover bevel under skin - do not do near a vein - do to the side - used for PPD&allergy testing






7. Administer bronchodilators before other meds






8. Clean eyes - tilt head back - put gtts - apply pressur on inner canthus






9. Atbs that are effective agaist a few mo's






10. Drowsiness - mood change - depression






11. Bloodstream infection: if becomes very bas pt may have a red line along arm






12. 60 gtt






13. Vasoconstrictor (trade names Privine and Sudafed) used in nasal sprays to treat symptoms of nasal congestion and in eyedrops to treat eye irritation






14. Only used for 1-2 ml of med b/c is smaller muscle






15. Pain relievers r/t opium






16. Antianginal med used in heart attacks






17. 16 oz.






18. Encourage to drink sugar free drinks - admin insulin






19. 1000 g






20. Gown - mask - gloves






21. Prep formula - check placement(aspirate stomach contents/measure residual) - 'make sure it does not exceed dr.s order - inject r10-20 ml of ai






22. Palpate areas for tenderness/consistency






23. Inflamm of the vessel: caused by irritaition of vessel by needle - cannula - meds. S/S are warnth - swelling - tenderness. IV must be dc'd - warm compress to decrease discomfort






24. Slows down mental/physical processes






25. 16 oz






26. Shake med - have pt breathe out - when starts to inhale press down - have the pt hold breath for 10 seconds - wait 1 min befroe next dose






27. 1 g






28. Onset:15-30mins. - clear - peak: 30-11/2 - duration: 3-4 hrs. - mix with intermed. - reg - short






29. Shaky - slurred speech - weak - seizure - drowsy - sweating - inability to swallow






30. Done sub - q into fatty tissue - measured in Units - draw up air prior and insert into vial






31. An antagonist for estrogen that is used in the treatment of breast cancer






32. 1/8 tsp






33. Monitor K+






34. Constrict blood vessels






35. Topical agents designed to absorb through skin for systemic effects






36. 12 in.






37. Retards bacteria growth






38. No longer than 10-20 seconds at a time - allow pt to rest between suctioning - flush cath with NS between suctionings - 80-100 mm is normal adult suction






39. Wait 5-10 mins inbetween meds






40. Salicylates - NSAIDs






41. Befor administering squeeze a small amount out and apply thin layer - blink






42. Onset:15-30 mins - clear - peak:30-11/2 hr. - duration:3-4 hrs. - can mix with intermed.& short






43. 1cc






44. Instruct pt to clean genitalia with soap and water and void approx 60 ml






45. Antihistamine and antiemetic - used to treat motion sickness






46. Clean gloves - position cliient so drainage runs down - drape - discard gloves - open irrigation tray sterily - pour solution - sterile gloves - open packs - draw up solution - irrigate until runs clear - pat dry






47. Sudden






48. A drug (trade name Capoten) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidneys resulting in vasodilation






49. 6 oz.






50. 16-18 F is standard adult size - children are standard 5-12F