Flashcards in Chapter 11- Parenteral Administration Deck (14):
Intradermal injections are made into the
Dermal layer of skin.
Complete the sentence
Small volumes, usually _____ml, is used for Intradermal injections
What areas are commonly used for Intradermal injections?
The upper chest, scapular areas of back and inner forearms
A positive reaction to a diluted strength of suspects allergen is?
What is an anergic reaction?
No reaction to allergies
A positive reaction to an delayed hypersensitivity skin test require an induration of at least
5mm in diameter
No more than how many ml can be injected into a subcutaneous site
Drugs commonly injected into the subcutaneous site are
True or False
The usual amount injected into subcutaneous is normally 0.5 to 2ml
Where is the vastus lateral is muscle located?
Anterior lateral thigh
What are the landmarks for the vastus lateralis?
Between the greater trochanter and above the knee
Where is the rectus femoris muscle
Lies just medial to the vastus lateralis muscle not crossing the midline of the anterior thigh
Why is the dorso gluteal area not used for IM injections in children younger than 3?
The muscles are not developed from walking yet