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N200 check out
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2010-12-01 21:00:30
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  1. Sub-Q Syringe Size
    0.3-3mL

    • Insulin-units (U-100): 1mL syringe
    • **** Orange caps for Insulin
  2. Sub-Q needle gauges
    25-26

    26-31: insulin syringes
  3. Sub-Q needle length
    5/8 = 45 degrees

    1/2= 90 degrees
  4. Sub Q Insertion site
    • *Upper arm outer posterior aspect
    • * Anterior thigh
    • *abdomen below the costal margins to the iliac crest
    • or upper back and next to the scapula
  5. Sub-Q Angle of insertion
    45- 90 degrees
  6. Sub-Q method of insertion
    rotate sites bevel up for 45 degrees

    if you can grasp 2 inch of tissue 90 degrees

    if only 1 inch of tissue 45 degrees
  7. IM Syringe Size
    Adult: 2-3 mL depending on the amount of meds

    Child/Infant: .5-1 mL
  8. IM Needle gauge
    Adult: 21 or 22

    Child/Infant: 21-25 gauge
  9. IM Needle length
    Adult: 1- 1 1/2 inch

    Child/Infant: 1/2-1 inch
  10. IM Insertion site
    ventrogluteal &vastus lateralus preferred site for adults

    Vastus lateralus infants up to 12 months

    deltoid children 12 months and up
  11. IM Angle of insertion
    90 degrees
  12. IM method od insertion
    Z track
  13. IM amount of fluid
    A normal well developed patient tolerates 3 mL of meds a larger volume of meds is unlikely to be absorbed properly

    child older adults and thin clients tolerate only 2mL
  14. ID Syringe Size
    up to 1 mL tuberculin
  15. ID needle gauge
    25-27 gauge
  16. ID needle length
    1/4 to 5/8 inch
  17. ID insertion site
    Inner forearm upper back
  18. ID angle of insertion
    5-15 degrees
  19. ID method of insertion
    bevel up

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