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18g needle

Green

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20g needle

Pink

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22g needle

Blue

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25g needle

Red

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Common syringe sizes

Insulin, 1cc, 3cc, 6cc, 12cc, 20cc, 60cc

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Most common types of insulin syringes

U-40 and U-100

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What does U-40 or U-100 mean

40 or 100 units in 1mL

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1cc syringe AKA

TB / Tuberculin syringe

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What is 1cc syringe used for

Injections less than .5 mL

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Most common used syringe size

3cc

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What is 3cc syringe used for

Blood draws

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What is a 6cc syringe used for

Injections, large blood draws, cysto

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What is a 12cc syringe used for

Injection, urine collection from catheter

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What is a 20cc syringe used for

Injections, urine collection from catheter, aspirate fluids/air from body

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What is a 60cc syringe used for

Large animal injections, urine collection from catheter, aspirate fluids/air from body cavity, blood donations in cats

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Define gauge

Lumen of needle

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Actual measurement of a 25g needle

1/25 of an inch

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What is a 25g needle most commonly used for

Small injections

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What is a 22g needle most commonly used for

Injections and small blood draws

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What is a 20g needle most commonly used for

Large injections and blood draws

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What is an 18g needle most commonly used for

SQ fluids

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When drawing blood, what size needle should you go with

20g

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Standard length for a 22-18g needle

1 inch

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Standard needle length for a 25g needle

5/8 inch

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What needle length is used for cysto

1.5 inch

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When documenting what needle was used for any given procedure, what would you write for a standard 22g needle?

22gX1"

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What does break the seal mean

Pull back plunger and replace to OG position

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What does bevel up mean

Opening of needle is facing up and tip enters 1st