INJECTION Guide.txt

Card Set Information

Author:
TomWruble
ID:
134671
Filename:
INJECTION Guide.txt
Updated:
2013-03-17 12:32:37
Tags:
Injection needles landmarks keynursing
Folders:

Description:
x
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user TomWruble on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. Subcutaneous Needle
    • 3/8 - 5/8
    • 1 inch if obese

    • 24 - 26
    • 26 - 30 for insulin

    0.5 - 1.0 mL
  2. Deltoid IM
    1 inch

    23 - 25

    0.5 - 1.0 mL
  3. Dorsal Gluteal, Ventral Gluteal or Vastus Lateralis
    • 1 1/2
    • 2 inch if obese

    20 - 22

    Up to 3.0 mL
  4. Intradermal
    1/4 - 5/8

    25 - 27

    up to 0.1 mL
  5. Deltoid landmarks
    • 1. Acromion Process
    • 2. Top of axilla
  6. Dorsal Gluteal landmarks
    • 1. Posterior superior iliac spine (note: towards the spine)
    • 2. Greater trochanter (note: lateral side of leg)
  7. Ventrogluteal landmarks
    • 1. Greater trochanter
    • 2. Anterior superior iliac spine (note: towards umbilicus)
    • 3. Iliac crest (note: lateral leg above greater trochanter)
  8. Vastus lateralis landmarks
    • 1. Greater trochanter
    • 2. Lateral femoral condyle
  9. Subcutaneous upper arm landmarks
    • 1. Acromion process (hand breath below)
    • 2. Elbow (hands breath above)
  10. Subcutaneous abdomen landmarks
    • 1. 2 inches away from umbilicus
    • 2. Above level of iliac crest

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview