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Injection exam

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Dermis
What tissue layer do you use when giving an intradermal injection?
3/8" 5/8"
What length of needle do you use when giving an intradermal injection?
25g-28g
What gauge of needle do you use when giving an intradermal injection?
15
What angle of entry do you use when giving an intradernal injection?
No
Do you aspirate when giving an intradermal injection?
No
Do you massage the injection site when giving an intradermal injection?
Anterior forearm, upper back, outer upper arm
What sites do you use when giving an intradermal injection to an adult?
anterior forearm, upper back, outer upper arm
What sites do you use when giving an intradermal injection to a infant/child?
0.01-0.05ml
What is the total amount of mL that can be given at one time during an intradermal injection on a adult?
0.01-0.05ml
What is the total amount of mL that can be given at one time during an intradermal injection on a child/infant?
Tuberculin, PPD, Allergy tests
What are the common ordered medications when giving an intradermal injection?
Adipose
What is the tissue layer you would use when giving a subcutaneous injection?
1/2"-5/8"
What length of needle would you use when giving a subcutaneous injection?
25-29g
What gauge of needle would you use when giving a subcutaneous injection?
90 insulin/heparin, 45 others
What angle of entry would you use when giving a subcutaneous injection?
No
Should you aspirate the site of injection when doing a subcutaneous injection?
No
Should you massage the site of injection when doing a subcutaneous injection?
subscapula, abdomen, anterior thigh, outer upper arm, outer upper, buttocks
What sites would you use when giving a subcutaneous injection?
abdomen or thigh
What injection site would you use when giving a subcutaneous injection to a infant/child?
2ML
When giving a subcutaneous injection to an adult what is the total amount you can give at one time?
0.5ml
When giving a subcutaneous injection to a child what is the most you can give at one time?
Insulin, heparin, epinephrine, local anesthesia
What are common medications that are ordered for subcutaneous injections?
muscle
When giving an intramuscular injection what tissue layer would you use?
1-3" adult, 5/8-1" child
When giving an intramuscular injection what size needle would you use?
20g-23g Aquesous 18g-Viscous
When giving an intramuscular injection what size gauge would you use?
90
When giving an intramuscular injection what angle of entry would you use?
yes
When giving an intramuscular injection would you aspirate?
yes
When giving an intramuscular injection would you massage?
mid deltoid, vastus lateralis, dorsogluteal, ventrogluteal
When giving an intramuscular injection to an adult what sites would you use?
Vastus lateralis
When giving an intramuscular injection on a child what site would you use?
2ml deltoid, 3ml others
When giving an intramuscular injection on an adult what is the total amount you give?
2ml
When giving an intramuscular injection on a child what is the total amount you can give?
antibiotics, analgesics, B12, Flu, Hep B
When giving an intramuscular injection what are the common medications ordered?