Card Set Information
Angle for IM
Angle for ID
Angle for subq
Angle for IV
Needle for ID
fine 25, 27, or 29 makes a bleb, TB syringe to 1 ml
Needle for subq
Needle for IM
1-3 inches in length (21 or 22)
inject air into longer acting (cloudy), inject air into short acting (clear), withdraw amount out of clear, withdraw out of longer acting
When is Ztrack used?
When it is necessary to prevent any possibility of medication leaking up the injection track into the subq tissue (iron and Vistaril)
What site is the safest for IM injection in adult?
Where do you give an IM in infant less than 12 month old?
What needle is used for infant IM?
5/8 in older, 1 inch; may need 45 degree
When giving deltoid IM to child�
should be given in thickest part of the muscle; needle should be at a slight angle towards the shoulder