Medication Administration

Injection 2ml children in large muscle in deltoid max

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Unformatted text preview: per injection = 1ml Average needle size for IM is 21-23gauge and 11.5 inches long 2 inch needle may be used for obese clients Always inject at 90 degree angle To Aspirate or Not????? Re-evaluate the patient after 30 minutes The gluteus muscles Ventrogluteal IM injection site Dorsogluteal IM injection site Vastus lateralis IM injection site Intramuscular Injections Intramuscular DO NOT use the rectus femoris muscle; use DO the vastus lateralis the Do not use the air lock technique when Do using a disposable plastic syringe using Deltoid IM injection site Z-track IM injection technique...
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  • Spring '14
  • DeeTanner
  • Hypodermic needle, Syringe, Route of administration, injection, Intramuscular injection, Routes of administration

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