SOLUTIONS TO EXERCISES: LESSON 1
Bulk drug system and unit dose system. (para 1-1b)
a (para 1-2d)
c (para 1-3b)
b (para 1-4f)
Do not chart the medication until it has been administered and record all
administrations of medications. (para 1-6a)
When rapid action by the drug is desired.
When the drug might be destroyed by digestive juices or vomited if given by
When the patient is unconscious or injured so that he cannot be given the
medication by mouth.
When local skin areas need to be anesthetized for an operative procedure.
When the medication has to be concentrated in a specific area of the body.
Subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intradermal. (para 1-8)
14 to 27, smallest.
Viscous medications, thin or watery medications. (para 1-11a)
The amount of solution and the type of medication being used. (para 1-13c(2))
1/2 to 7/8 inch (para 1-13c(1), figure 1-5)
1/4 to 1/2 inch (para 1-13c(1), figure 1-5)
1 to 1 1/2 inches (para 1-13c(1), figure 1-5)
Remove the protective cover (para 1-13h(1))
Discard it (para 1-13j(2))
There should not be any small cores or plugs torn from the stopper due to
improper injection of needles. (para 1-14f)
End of Lesson 1