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administration

 [ad-min″is-tra´shun]
the giving or application of a pharmacologic or other therapeutic agent.
analgesic administration in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the use of pharmacologic agents to reduce or eliminate pain.
analgesic administration: intraspinal in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the administration of pharmacologic agents into the epidural or intrathecal space to reduce or eliminate pain.
anesthesia administration in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the preparation for and administration of anesthetic agents and monitoring of patient responsiveness during administration.
blood products administration in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as administration of blood or blood products and monitoring of a patient's response.
medication administration in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing, giving, and evaluating the effectiveness of prescription and nonprescription drugs.
medication administration (omaha) in the omaha system, the applying, dispensing, or giving of drugs or medicines as prescribed by a physician.
medication administration: ear in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing and instilling otic medications.
medication administration: enteral in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as delivering medications through an intestinal tube.
medication administration: epidural in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing and administering medications via the epidural route.
medication administration: eye in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing and instilling ophthalmic medications.
medication administration: inhalation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing and administering inhaled medications.
medication administration: interpleural in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the administration of medication through an interpleural catheter for reduction of pain.
medication administration: intradermal in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing and giving medications via the intradermal route.
medication administration: intramuscular in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing and giving medications via the intramuscular route.
medication administration: intraosseous in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the insertion of a needle through the bone cortex into the medullary cavity for the purpose of short-term, emergency administration of fluid, blood, or medication.
medication administration: intravenous in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing and giving medications via the intravenous route.
medication administration: oral in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing and giving medications by mouth and monitoring patient responsiveness.
medication administration: rectal in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing and inserting rectal suppositories.
medication administration: skin in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing and applying medications to the skin.
medication administration: subcutaneous in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing and giving medications via the subcutaneous route.
medication administration: vaginal in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparing and inserting vaginal medications.
medication administration: ventricular reservoir in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as administration and monitoring of medication through an indwelling catheter into the lateral ventricle.
total parenteral nutrition administration (TPN administration) in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the preparation and delivery of nutrients intravenously and monitoring of patient responsiveness; see also parenteral nutrition.

medication administration

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as preparing, giving, and evaluating the effectiveness of prescription and nonprescription drugs. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Previously, a longitudinal decrease in safe medication administration behaviors was identified in undergraduate nursing students (Schneidereith, 2014).
With new federal government financial penalties imposed on preventable adverse drug events, Mayo Regional needed to update its medication administration process to inhibit these potentially costly errors.
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A large survey of nurses in the US sought to identify nurses perceptions of causes of medication administration error.
Electronic medication administration record systems (eMARs) are workflow management systems that automate the inefficient and error-prone paper-based MAR process.
I am currently developing the Montana Curriculum for Medication Administration in Child Care utilizing curriculums from several other states for guidance.
used random audits of the Medication Administration Records to help identify situations and staff in need of follow-up.
hospitals to assist caregivers in verifying the five rights of medication administration (right patient, right drug, right dose, right route, and right time), as well as accurately matching patients to blood products, laboratory specimens and mothers' milk.
METHOD Students in the control group (n = 79) attended a didactic medication administration review session; students in the intervention group (n = 79) participated in a medication administration simulation review session.
HackensackUMC's selection of Omnicell's G4 medication administration technology is the most recent example of its commitment to advanced medical care.
Mobile computing and medication delivery workstations can greatly simplify nursing workflows, lending greater efficiency to patient care processes by bringing powerful information technologies-including electronic health and medication administration records (EHR and eMAR)--as well as secure medication storage to the bedside.
ISMP has convened an expert panel to develop best practices on timely medication administration.

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