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chapter 19 - insulin

insulin - measuring 2 types of insulin in same syringe

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to descrease number of injections--- we can mix 2 insulins in a single syringe.
REgular insulin always drawn up first REgular insulin always drawn up first
hypoglycemic --- low blood sugar
wrong doses can cause hypoglycemic episode wrong doses can cause hypoglycemic episode
Drawing up from R-regualr first prevents contamination Drawing up from R-regualr first prevents contamination
Cloudy insulin should be rolled gently between palms pf hands to mix before drawing up Cloudy insulin should be rolled gently between palms pf hands to mix before drawing up
NEVER SHAKE INSULIN SYRINGES -- NEVER SHAKE INSULIN SYRINGES --
bubbles , clumping , breaking down of insulin particles----------are why we, DO NOT SHAKE INSULIN syringes bubbles , clumping , breaking down of insulin particles----------are why we, DO NOT SHAKE INSULIN syringes
Preparing Insulin in syringes 1) Alcohol wipe, tops of bottles
Preparing Insulin in syringes 2) Inject Air -- (Cloudy ) -- Equal amt of Air,,, Never touch liquid
Preparing Insulin in syringes 3) Remove needle from Cloudy Insulin vial
Preparing Insulin in syringes 4)Inject Air -- (Clear ) --- invert bottle,,, draw up insulin
N =first ......R = last N =first ......R = last
Preparing Insulin in syringes 5) check for air bubbles , after taking syringe out of vials...a gentle tap
Preparing Insulin in syringes 6 ) withdrawn dose from cloudy insulin
Preparing Insulin in syringes 7 ) sum of insulin is the total of both insulin units
Created by: TONYMILLER