Chapter Four. Drug Orders, Forms, Measurements, and Handling

Medical Term Hot List

Buccal

Drug capsule

Drug order

Drug route

Drug solution

Drug suspension

Emulsion

Enteric-coated

Extended-release capsule

FDA

Granule

Inhalation

Injection

Instillation

Intra-arterial

Intra-articular

Intracardiac

Intradermal

Intramuscular

Intraocular

Intraosseous

Intrathecal

Intravenous

Irrigation

Liniment

Lotion

Lozenge/troche

Mucous membrane

Ointment

Otic

Parenteral

Patch

Paste

Powder

Prescription

PRN order

Scored tablet

Self-administer

Single order

Solution

Standing order

STAT

Subcutaneous

Sublingual

Suspension

Suppository

Syrup

Tablet

Telephone order

Topical

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