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Injections

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What is a non-Luer-lok syringe a needle that slips onto the tip
What is a Luer-lok syringe a needle the twist on the tip and locks into place
A needle has how many parts 3
What is the hub of the needle It fits into the tip of the syringe
What is the shaft of the needle it connects to the hub
What is the bevel of the needle the slanted tip
When giving an injection to an average adult for an intradermal what size gauge and length of a needle would you use Gauge:25-27 Length: 3/8-5/8 of an inch
When giving an injection to an average adult for an subcutaneous what size gauge and length of a needle would you use Gauge 25-27 Length 3/8-5/8 of an inch
When giving an injection to an average adult for intramuscular what size gauge and length of a needle would you use Gauge: 20-25 Length: 1-1.5 inches
What is an ampule contain single doses of injectable medication in a liquid form and are available in sizes from 1 to 10 mL or more.
What is a vial is a single-dose or multi-dose plastic or glass container with a rubber seal at the top
When mixing two insulin's which one do you put in first Regular insulin first to prevent contaminating the regular insulin with the modified insulin
How is modified insulin given subcutaneously
What are examples of subcutaneous medications epinephrine, insulin, allergy medications, opioids, and heparin. Because subcutaneous tissue contains pain receptors, the patient often experiences some discomfort.
Where are the best sites for subcutaneous injections outer aspect of the upper arms, the abdomen from below the costal margins to the iliac crests, and the anterior aspects of the thighs.
What is the normal gauge, inch of needle, and angle for a normal size adult for a subcutaneous injection 25-gauge 5/8-inch needle inserted at a 45-degree angle or a 1/2-inch needle inserted at a 90-degree angle deposits medications into the subcutaneous tissue of a normal-size patient
What is the normal gauge, inch of the needle, and angle for a normal size child for a subcutaneous injection usually requires a 26- to 30-gauge ½-inch needle inserted at a 90-degree angle (Hockenberry and Wilson, 2011).
After administering a subcutaneous injection when should you return to check on the patient 15-30 mins and ask patient if they are experiencing any pain, numbness, or burning at the site of the injection and evaluate the patients response to the medication. Inspect the site of administration and note bruising or induration. Knows about med
What symptoms would you expect from a patient that is experiencing hypoglycemia from insulin confusion, shakiness, cold sweats, blurred vision
What are intradermal injections used for Primarily used for skin testing's
How should you administer a intradermal injection use a TB or small syringe with a short (⅜ to ⅝ inch), fine-gauge (25 to 27) needle. The angle of insertion for an ID injection is 5 to 15 degrees. Inject only small amounts of medication (0.01 to 0.1 mL) intradermally
When giving an intradermal injection which way is the bevel pointed it is pointed up
After giving an intradermal injection when should you go and check on the patient and what should you look for 15-30 mins and ask if they are experiencing pain, numbness, or tingling at injection site. Ask patient about skin testing and signs of hypersensitivity.
What is considered immediate attention for an severe reaction to an intradermal injection Wheezing, decreased blood pressure, increased pulse, or dyspnea
What gauge needle is needed for aqueous injections for intramuscular 20- to 25-gauge needle
What gauge needle is needed for a viscous or oil- based solution for an intramuscular injection 18-21
What gauge needle is needed for a child for intramuscular injection 22-25
An adult that is thin requires what size needle for intramuscular injections 5/8-1 inch
A patient that weighs over 70kg will need what size needle for intramuscular injections 1-1.5 inch
A patient that weighs over 90kg will need what size needle for intramuscular injections 1.5 inch
What are the 3 common sites for IM injections ventrogluteal muscle involves the gluteus medius and minimus and is safe for adults and children . The vastus lateralis muscle used in adults and is the preferred site for administration of biologicals to infants, toddlers, and children. Deltoid adults
How do you use the Z-track method Pull the overlying skin and subcutaneous tissues approximately 2.5 to 3.5 cm (1 to 1½ inches) laterally to the side with the ulnar side of the nondominant hand. Hold the skin in this position until you have administered the injection.
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