SETTING THESAURUS

PHARMACY



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Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
White shelves with carefully organized medications
Locked cabinets
Pill packets
Pill bottles and boxes
Oxygen tanks, inhalers, medicine (pills, powders, infusions, solutions, drops, caplets, salves, etc.)
Medical equipment and supplies (IV bags, tubing, bandages, needles, solutions, antiseptic wipes, home-care equipment and surgery aftercare supplies )
Charts, pamphlets, signs, and insurance forms
High counters
Cash registers
Blood pressure machine
Drop off and pick up counters
A backroom temperature-controlled overflow supply area
Labeled plastic bins
Pharmacy storage fridge (vaccines, insulin, pharmaceuticals)
A sterile infusion supply area and preparation room (bags of infusions, bottles, tubing, containers, syringes, caps, pumps, needles, stainless steel table, rubber gloves and other PPE, computers and medical equipment, etc.)
measuring equipment and trays
White bags with instruction labels for prescriptions
A filing system (cabinet or drawer)
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