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med calculation formula: ordered / on hand X quantity = desired
TB syringe = ?mL TB syringe = 1mL
Standard syringe = ?mL Standard syringe = 3mL
Standard syringe for what min/max amounts? Standard syringe (3mL) >0.5 - 2.5mL
Large volume syringe = ?mL Large volume syringe = 5mL
TB syringe for what amounts? TB syringe for <1.5mL
Large volume syringe for what amounts? Large volume syringe (5mL) >2.5 +
SubQ sites = -abdomen -upper hips -upper back -lateral upper arms -lateral thighs
IM sites = -ventrogluteal -deltoid -vastus lateralus (-dorsogluteal)
ID sites = -ventral midforearm -clavicular area of chest -scapular of back
ID syringe & needle = ID = 1mL syringe 25-27 gauge / 3/8-5/8" needle
ID angle of injection = ID angle = 10-15
SubQ syringe & needle = SubQ = 1 - 3mL syringe 25-27 gauge, 1/2 - 5/8"
SubQ procedure = -pt ID & allergies? -cleanse / pinch -insert @ 45-90 angle -release & inject -remove / apply gentle pressure
IM procedure = -pt ID & allergies? -cleanse / flatten area -dart / stabilize -ASPIRATE / inject -remove / apply gentle pressure
IM syringe & needle = IM 1-3mL 20-25 gauge, 1-1.5" needle (18 gauge for blood products)
injectable volume ventrogluteal? ventrogluteal = 1-3mL
(injectable volume dorsogluteal?) (dorsogluteal = 1-3mL)
injectable volume deltoid? deltoid = 0.5-1mL
injectable volume vastus lateralus? vastus lateralus = 1-2mL
Created by: rtcdavis