92%(12)11 out of 12 people found this document helpful
This preview shows page 8 - 11 out of 44 pages.
2.The oral route of medication administration is preferred because of which of the following EXCEPTa.safetyb.ease of administrationc.the best acceptance generallyd.length of time for absorptione.all of the above are reasons to use the oral route3.The forms of medication for oral consumption include all of the following EXCEPT
4.Oral administration of medications may be altered by which of the following EXCEPT5.To aid in taking oral medications, the patient may6.Which of the following is not true of oral medication administration?a.If the medication has a potential to stain teeth, it should be administered with a straw.b.Effervescent tablets should be taken as soon as the medication has dissolved in the liquid.c.The patient taking medications at home knows where medications are stored and isnot required to read the medication bottle before taking a medication.d.Oral medications may come in sprinkles that are applied to food for administration.e.Some oral medications may be crushed or chewed.7.Usually, which of the following oral medication tablets may be crushed?8.Oral medications should be used EXCEPT if the medication9.
When administering medications
10. When administering liquid oral medicationsa.read just below the meniscusb.hold the medicine cup at eye level to measure the medicationc.keep the medicine cup on the counter while pouring and reading the dosed.a and be.a and c