Injections

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Anonymous
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26760
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Injections
Updated:
2010-07-14 00:45:44
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Injections Nursing
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Injection needled sites and gauge
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  1. What Gauge Needle is used for Intradermal Injections
    25 to 27 gauge needle bevel side up
  2. What Length Needle is used for Intradermal Injections
    ¼" to ½"
  3. What site is used for Intradermal Injections
    • Inner surface of the forearm, dorsal aspect of upper arm,
    • and the upper back

































































































































































































































































    • Inner surface of the forearm, dorsal aspect of upper arm,

    • and the upper back
  4. What Gauge Needle is used for Subcutaneous Injections
    25 to 30 gauge
  5. What Length Needle is used for Subcutaneous Injections
    5/16“ to 1"
  6. What angle is used for Subcutaneous Injections
    a 5/8 needle is inserted at a 45-degree angle and a ½” needle is inserted at a 90-degree angle
  7. What sites are used for Subcutaneous Injections
    Upper arms, abdomen thigh, and lower back
  8. What Gauge Needle is used for Intramuscular Injections
    21-23 gauge needle
  9. What Length needle is used for Intramuscular Injections
    1” – 1½”
  10. What angle is used for Intramuscular Injections
    Needle should enter at 72-90 degrees
  11. What sites are used for Intramuscular Injections
    Ventrogluteal, Vastus Lateralis, Deltoid, and Dorsogluteal

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