Injections

  1. Where can an intradermal injection be given ?
    • inner forearm 
    • upper back
    • hairless
  2. What syringe size can be used for an Intradermal injection?
    -- ml
    TB (1ml)
  3. What needle gauge can be used for an Intradermal injection?
    25-27g
  4. What needle length can be used for an Intradermal injection?
    1/2-5/8"
  5. For an intradermal injection how much can be injected?
    0.01-0.1ml
  6. What angle to give an intradermal injection?
    5-15 degrees
  7. Things to be aware of for an intradermal injection?
    • -Bevel up
    • -1/8 below the surface
    • -cover with an alcohol pad
    • - dont massage or bandaid
    • -read within 48-72 hrs
  8. Where can a subcut injection be given?
    • outer posterior of the arm
    • abdomen ( 2 inch from umbilica)
    • anterior aspect of the thigh
    • lower back
    • scapula
  9. what syringe sizes can be used for a subcut injection?
    insulin syringe is not interchangable

    TB syringe for less than 1ml

    1ml use 3ml
  10. Needle gauge for an subcut injection
    Insulin 28-31g

    25-27g
  11. Whats the length of the needle for insulin
    1/16-1/2"
  12. Length of the needle for a subcut other than insulin
    3/8 to 5/8"
  13. Amount of injection for subcut
    0.3-1ml
  14. What angle to give a subcut injection
    45-90
  15. Notes for a subcut injection
    • rotate sites
    • discuss home disposal
    • do not aspirate with insulin or lovenox
    • leave nitrous bubble in lovenox hold upsidedown to alter the dose
  16. 3 areas for an intramuscular injection
    • deltoid
    • ventrogluteal
    • vastus lateralis
  17. How much can be injected into the deltoid
    up to 2ml
  18. Where to inject in the deltoid
    • relax arm
    • place pinky on acromion process inject between 3-4 fingers 
    • 3-5 cm below acromion process
  19. Syringe size used for deltoid
    -- ml
    1-5ml usually 3ml
  20. Needle size for the deltoid
    21-25g
  21. length of the needle for the deltoid
    1-1.5" 

    kid 1/2 to 1
  22. Amount of injection for the deltoid
    2ml
  23. angle of injection for the deltoid
    90
  24. deltoid notes
    • aspirate
    • keep alcohol close
    • band aid ready
  25. How to locate the ventrogluteal
    supine or lateral 

    • r hand on left hip, palm on greater trochanter
    • thumb facing groin index finger along iliac crest towards buttocks 

    injection site in triangle
  26. Syringe size for ventrogluteal
    1-5 ml
  27. needle gauge for ventrogluteal
    20-25g
  28. needle length for ventrogluteal
    • 1-1.5 
    • kid 1/2-1
  29. amount of injection for ventrogluteal
    up to 3ml
  30. angle of injection for ventrogluteal
    90
  31. vastus lateralis landmarks
    • anterior lateral aspect of the thigh
    • one hand below the greater trochanter and one above the knee
    • middle 1/3 for injection
  32. syringe size for vastus lateralis
    -ml
    1-5ml
  33. needle gauge for vastus lateralis
    21-25g
  34. needle length for vastus lateralis
    1-1.5
  35. amount of injection in vastus lateralis
    3ml
  36. angle for vastus lateralis
    90
Author
skuper4
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Injections
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injections
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