Needle sizes.txt

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Needle sizes.txt
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2013-02-11 14:46:40
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needle gauge length site intradermal intermuscular subq
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Which needle goes where?
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  1. Intradermal
    1 ml syringe, 25-29 gauge, 1/2-5/8 needle, tuberulin syringe
  2. Subcutaneous
    1-3 ml syringe, 25-31 gauge, 1/2-5/8 needle
  3. Intramuscular
    3 ml syringe, 20-25 gauge, 5/8-3 needle,
  4. Intramuscular sites
    Deltoid, ventrogluteal, dorsogluteal, vastus lateralis
  5. Intradermal sites
    Inner forearm, upper back
  6. Subcutaneous sites
    Abdomen, upper outer arms, upper outer thighs, upper back
  7. Intermuscular
    deltoid needle
    0.5 styinge, 23-25 gauge, 5/8-1" needle
  8. Ventrogluteal needle
    1-5 ml syringe, 20-23 gauge, 1.5-2" needle
  9. Dorsogluteal needle
    1-3 ml syringe, 20-23 gauge, 1.5-3" needle
  10. Vastus lateralis needle
    1-3 ml syringe, 21-25 gauge, 5/8-1 1.5" needle
  11. Describe the deltoid site
    Middle of deltoid muscle below the acromion process
  12. Describe the ventrogluteal site
    Between the iliac crest and greater trochanter
  13. Describe the dorsogluteal muscle site
    Between the posterior superior iliac spine and the greater trochanter
  14. Describe the vastus lateralis muscle site
    Halfway between the greater trochanter and the vastus lateralis (middle third)
  15. Z track
    3 ml syringe, at least 1.5" needle, 3" required for some meds
  16. Z track sites
    Large muscle e.g. dorosgluteal, ventrogluteal
  17. Intradermal volume dose
    Usually 0.1 ml
  18. Intradermal, aspirate?
    No
  19. Intradermal, massage?
    No
  20. Intradermal, what meds?
    TB and other skin tests
  21. Intradermal angle
    5-15 degrees
  22. Subq, med volume
    0.5-1 ml
  23. Subq aspirate?
    Yes
  24. Which Subq meds do not get massaged?
    Insulin, heparin
  25. Intramuscular volume in deltoid site
    1 ml
  26. Intramuscular angle
    90 degrees unless very thin
  27. Intramuscular aspirate?
    Yes
  28. Intramuscular meds
    Demerol, flu shots, vitamib b13
    • deltoid
    • intramuscular
    • 3 ml syringe
    • needle:  20 - 25 gauge, 5/8" - 3"
    • dorsogluteal
    • intramuscular
    • 3 mL syringe
    • Needle:  20 - 25 gauge, 5/8" - 3"
  29.   
    • subqutaneous
    • 1 - 3 mL syringe
    • needle:  25 - 31 gauge, 1/2" - 5/8"
    • aspirate expect insulin and heparin
    • intradermal
    • 1 ml syringe
    • needle:  25 - 29 gauge, 1/2" - 5/8"
    • vastus lateralis
    • intermuscular
    • 1 - 3 mL syringe
    • needle:  21 - 25 gauge, 5/8" - 1.5"
    • ventro gluteal
    • intramuscular
    • 1 - 5 mL syringe
    • needle:  20 - 30 guage, 1.5" - 2"

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