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What is Antecubital Fossa?
The area anterior to and below the elbow because they are among the largest, most visible, and accessible veins in the arm.
What is Dorsum?
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What is FLEXION?
The act of bending, especially at the joint.
WHAT IS HALF-LIFE?
Time required by the body, tissue, or organ to metabolize or inactivate half the substance taken in.
WHAT IS HEPATITIS B VIRUS?
HBV is abbreviation of hepatitis B virus.
WHAT IS HIV?
Abbreviation for human immunodeficiency virus.
WHAT IS INTRAOSSEOUS?
Within or into a bone
WHAT IS INTRAVENOUS CANULATION?
Intravenous cannulagtion is defined as the placement of a catheter into a vein. It is used to administer blood, fluids, or medications directly into the circulatory system.
WHAT IS IPSILATERAL?
On the same side of the body.
WHAT IS ISOTONIC SOLUTION?
crystalloids, crystalloid solutions are created by dissolving crystals such as salts and sugars in water. Normal saline and lactated Ringer's solution are both crystalloid isotonic solutions.
WHAT IS LARGE-BORE CATHETER?
Catheter with a large interior diameter (14 to 16 gauge)
WHAT IS NEEDLE?
Sharp, stainless steel hollow tube that is used to penetrate the skin and blood vessels.
WHAT IS SCLEROTIC?
Hardening or thickening of tissues.
WHAT IS TKO RATE?
"To keep open" rate of infusing the IV solution. It is also referred to as KVO (keep vein open). It is equal to approximately 8 to 15 drops per minute.
WHAT IS WIDE-OPEN RATE?
No restriction of fluid flow from the IV bag to the patient.