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What injection is at an 5 degree angle?

Intradermal, ID, PPD

1

25-29 gauge needles are used for?

ID, PPD, Intradermal, Sub Cut, SQ, Subcutaneous

2

What needle length should be used for an Intradermal injection?

1/4" - 1/2"

3

The inner forearm is used for which type of injection?

Intradermal, ID, PPD

4

Fill in the blank
The amount of liquid that should be injected into an Intradermal injection is ______ml

0.1 ml

5

True or False
After giving an Intradermal injection the nurse must rub the site to ensure that the fluid injected has been evenly distributed

False. Absolutely no rubbing

6

What is the abbreviation for subcutaneous?

SQ

7

45-90 degree angles are used for what type of injection?

SQ

8

List the drugs that should not be aspirated when injected subcutaneously

Lovenox
Heparin
Insulin

9

Which injection requires the nurse to "pinch an inch"

Subcutaneous

10

3/8" 1/2" 5/8" needle length is good for?

Subcutaneous

11

True or False
The amount of liquid used for subcutaneous injections should be no more than 2ml.

True

12

List the sites that are good for subcutaneous injections.

Back of arms, abdomen, anterior thighs

13

What is the abbreviation for intramuscular?

IM

14

Fill in the blank
IM injections should be given at _____ degrees

90

15

True or False
It is NEVER okay to aspirate an intramuscular injection.

False. Aspiration is accepted

16

True or False
It is very dangerous to massage a IM injection site

False. One usually massage

17

Complete the sentence
IM gauges are usually...

20-23

18

What is the appropriate IM needle length for children?

1"

19

What is the appropriate needle length of an IM injection for an adult?

1" or 1 1/2"

20

Fill in the blank
Obese patients need a needle length that is ______ to cut through the fat and reach the muscle.

1 1/2" - 3"

21

The vastus lateralis is the perfect site for an?

Infant IM injection

22

Children usually receive their IM injections where?

The deltoid

23

List the 4 sites for an adult IM injection

1) deltoid
2) rectus femoris
3) ventro gluteal
4) dorso gluteal

24

What are the normal ranges for potassium?

3.5-5.0

25

Creatinine is usually?

1 creature, 0.6-1.3

26

6-20 is

The ranges of BUN.

The number of BUNs it takes to have a BBQ ;3

27

What are the normal platelet count ranges?

150-450

28

INR should be?

2-3

29

Hemoglobin should be?

13.5 - 18

30

Hematocrit should be between

40-54

31

Potassium is related to what system?

Cardiac

32

What two labs are related to renal function?

Creatinine and BUN

33

Coumadin is monitored by what two labs?

PT and INR

34

What are the appropriate needle lengths for SQ?

3/8" 1/2" 5/8"

35

Digoxin therapeutic serum levels are

0.5 to 2 ng/ml