MA 201 Common POL

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MA 201 Common POL
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2011-03-19 15:37:17
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Chapter 18 Unit 3
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  1. 3 Types Injections
    • 1. Intramuscular
    • 2. Subcutanious
    • 3. Intradermal
  2. Intramuscular Injection
    • 1. Three muscles (Deltoid, Gluteus, Vastus Lateralis)
    • 2. Vastus Lateralis (used on peds, EpiPens)
    • 3. Gluteus - 1 to 3cc (21gx1)
    • 4. Deltoid - up to 1cc (23gx1)
    • 5. Use at least 3cc syringe
    • 6. 90deg angle always
  3. Subcutaneous Injection
    • 1. Fatty layer beneath skin (adipose)
    • 2. Back of arm
    • 3. Lower abdomen
    • 4. Lateral upper leg
    • 5. 3cc syringe (25g x 5/8)
    • 6. 45deg angle always
  4. Intradermal Injection
    • 1. Anterior forearm 4" above wrist, 4" below elbow
    • 2. .1cc (27g x 1/2)
    • 3. 1cc syringe
    • 4. Create wheel in skin
    • 5. Upper back used for allergies
    • 6. 10-15deg angle always
  5. Syringe Parts
    • 1. Plunger
    • 2. Rubber Stopper
    • 3. Flange
    • 4. Barrel
    • 5. Lock / Plain Tip
  6. Needle Parts
    • 1. Hub
    • 2. Hilt
    • 3. Shaft
    • 4. Lumen (guage)
    • 5. Point
  7. Ampule
    • One dose, sealed glass container
    • No need to inject air
    • Flick point end to drop med in main body
    • Hold gauze at middle and snap top off
    • Draw up meds with filter needle
    • Remove/discard filter needle
    • Replace with propper needle and inject
  8. Vial
    • Swab vial top with alcohol every time
    • Inject air equal to med required in vial
    • Draw med at eye level
    • Remove air bubbles
    • Administer meds
  9. PPD
    • TB Test
    • 4" above wrist and 4" below anticubical space

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