NEEDLES - gluteals deltoid vastus lateralis (children)...

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Intradermal (under skin) Subcutaneous (subQ) Intramuscula r (IM) Intravenous (IV) Needle 26-27 gauge 25-27 gauge 20-23 gauge Adults (20-21) 1 Infants (24) 1 in Children (22) 1 Syringe 1 ml 1 – 3 ml 1–3 ml Angle 10 ° - 15 ° 45 ° - 90 ° 90 ° Volume < 1ml 0.5 – 1.5 ml 1-3 ml Locations ventral midforearm clavicular area scapular area abdomen upper hips upper back lateral upper arm lateral thighs
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Unformatted text preview: gluteals deltoid vastus lateralis (children) cephalic or cubital vein of arm, or dorsal vein of the hand. Maximum Volume of Parenteral Solution Adults Route Children 0.5 1 ml Subcutaneous 0.5 ml 2 3 ml Intramuscular 0.5 1 ml (infants) 1 ml (children) 2 ml (older children) 0.1 0.01 ml Intradermal 0.01 0.1 ml...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course NURS 222 taught by Professor Herrman during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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