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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.

Patient discussion about anesthesia administration

Q. Can dental anesthesia trigger a heart attack? I have heart problems and about to go to the dentist to do a root canal.

A. Well, it's a very very rare complication, and one that dentists know how to and should avoid, but if the anesthetic substance reach a blood vessel it may cause problems with the functions of the heart (mainly the heart rhythm, less commonly the normal heart attack).

However, if you have heart problem, especially problems with the valves of the heart you should inform your doctor and your dentist - you may need to receive antibiotics prior to the dental procedure in order to prevent infective endocarditis (infection of the heart valves).

You may read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/MEDLINEPLUS/ency/article/001098.htm
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/dentalhealth.html

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Anxiety was measured preoperatively, at the time of spinal anesthesia administration, at skin and uterine incisions, and at delivery.
The frequency of positive aspiration in Gow-Gates is lower than IANB, though a higher dose (3ml) has been recommended by Malamed.3,4,11,23 Clinicians need to decide what is safe for their patients, and in cases of failure of IANB, or when inadvertent intra-vascular local anesthesia administration may cause significant medical problems, e.g.
In 1992, Cross-Poline et al conducted a survey of Colorado dental hygienists who completed a continuing education course in local anesthesia administration. (3) Levels of education were reported as 8% certificate, 45% Associate, and 45% Bachelor degrees with 76% in general practice and 17% in a periodontal practice.
Spinal anesthesia administration, Hypotension is defined arbitrarily in most studies, with values ranging from a 20-30% reduction from baseline systolic arterial pressure (SAP) to absolute values less than 90-100 mmHg (Rout CC et al 1993, Jackson R et al 1995, Webb AA et al 1998).
An applicant must complete a course in local anesthesia administration in an educational program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation containing a minimum of 15 hours of didactic instruction and 14 hours of laboratory.
Several methods are used to relieve this post instrumentation pain including medications pre and postoperatively, steroids prescription, local acting anesthesia administration, and occlusal reduction at first visit of endodontic treatment.2,4
Previous studies have examined various aspects of local anesthesia administration by dental hygienists, and provide support for the administration of this pain control modality by these providers.
In order to qualify for the permit, dental hygienists must have passed the NERB written local anesthesia exam and have completed a board-approved course in local anesthesia administration. The required course must consist of 20 hours of didactic and 12 hours of clinical instruction, including a minimum of 20 hours of monitored administrations of local.