Where can an intradermal injection be given ?
What syringe size can be used for an Intradermal injection?
What needle gauge can be used for an Intradermal injection?
What needle length can be used for an Intradermal injection?
For an intradermal injection how much can be injected?
What angle to give an intradermal injection?
Things to be aware of for an intradermal injection?
-1/8 below the surface
-cover with an alcohol pad
- dont massage or bandaid
-read within 48-72 hrs
Where can a subcut injection be given?
outer posterior of the arm
abdomen ( 2 inch from umbilica)
anterior aspect of the thigh
what syringe sizes can be used for a subcut injection?
insulin syringe is not interchangable
TB syringe for less than 1ml
1ml use 3ml
Needle gauge for an
Whats the length of the needle for insulin
Length of the needle for a subcut other than insulin
3/8 to 5/8"
Amount of injection for subcut
What angle to give a subcut injection
Notes for a subcut injection
discuss home disposal
do not aspirate with insulin or lovenox
leave nitrous bubble in lovenox hold upsidedown to alter the dose
3 areas for an intramuscular injection
How much can be injected into the deltoid
up to 2ml
Where to inject in the deltoid
place pinky on acromion process inject between 3-4 fingers
3-5 cm below acromion process
Syringe size used for deltoid
1-5ml usually 3ml
Needle size for the deltoid
length of the needle for the deltoid
kid 1/2 to 1
Amount of injection for the deltoid
angle of injection for the deltoid
keep alcohol close
band aid ready
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
Syringe size for ventrogluteal
needle gauge for ventrogluteal
needle length for ventrogluteal
amount of injection for ventrogluteal
up to 3ml
angle of injection for ventrogluteal
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
syringe size for vastus lateralis
needle gauge for vastus lateralis
needle length for vastus lateralis
amount of injection in vastus lateralis