Injections

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Injections
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  1. Tuberculin syringe
    • has capacity of 1mL.
    • Used to prepare a small amount of medications (intradermal or subq injections; precise doses for infants and young children).
  2. Insulin syringes
    holds 0.3mL to 1mL and are calibrated with units
  3. 3 parts of the needle
    • the hub (fits onto the tip of the syringe)
    • the shaft (connects to the hub)
    • the bevel (slanted tip)
  4. Size of needle to use for IM injections
    1 to 1 1/2 inches (or longer if obese)
  5. size of needle to use for subQ injections
    3/8-5/8 inch
  6. Ampules
    • contain single doses of medication in a liquid from 1 mL to 10 mL
    • MUST SNAP OFF CONSTRICTED NECK
    • is an open system, therefore air DOES NOT need to be injected into it to withdrawal meds.
  7. Vial
    • Single or multidose container with a rubber seal at the top
    • Contain liquid or dry form of medication
    • CLOSED SYSTEM- AIR NEEDS TO BE INJECTED INTO IT TO PERMIT EASY WITHDRAWAL OF THE SOLUTION.

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