Medication Administration

Medications in one syringe intradermal injections

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Unformatted text preview: radermal Injections Intradermal Choose a site free of bruises or lesions Document date, time, and location of Document injection injection “Read” test within 48-72 hours Use a tuberculin syringe Use a small needle (25-27 gauge) and short Use bevel ¼ to ½ inches bevel Intradermal Injections Intradermal Intradermal Injections Intradermal Sites for intradermal injection Subcutaneous Injections Subcutaneous Site should be anatomically correct Site should be free of bruises or lesions Rotate sites when giving frequent injections Separate sites by one inch Document sites of injections Use abdomen for Heparin or Lovenox Use unless contraindicated unless 45-90 degree angle Sites for subcutaneous injection Subcutaneous injection technique Intramuscular Injections Intramuscular Do not use muscles that are tender, contracted, Do hard or tense hard Adult max per injection = 4 ml in large muscle Children and older adults max per injection = 2ml Children in large muscle in Deltoid max...
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This document was uploaded on 03/20/2014 for the course NURS 3301 at Clayton.

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