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Intradermal
Intramuscular
Subcutaneous
Intravenous
100

Each type of route of administration targets a different ____ _____

Skin layer

100

What layer of the skin is the injection administered in?

The Dermis

100

What tissue is it given into?

The muscle tissue

100

What layer do you give the injection in?

Subcutaneous fat under the skin.

100

Where do you inject IV?

Usually injected into a vein in your wrist, elbow, or back of your hand

200

Shorter needles are used for ______ injections while longer needles are used for ______ injections

Shorter needles = Intradermal Injections

Longer needles = Intramuscular Injections

200

Is a large or small gauge needle used for the injection?

Small-gauge needle.

200

If inappropriate site or technique is used, it can cause damage to __________, _____, and ______

Blood Vessels, bones, and nerves.

200

What type of absorption is it? (fast or slow)

Slow (slower than IM route)

200

What are the most common devices used when performing this? 

Catheters that are mounted over needles.

300

What are the 3 basic types of syringes? 

Tuberculin, Insulin, and standard

300

What are the 2 types of testing that ID injections are used for?

Tuberculosis and allergy testing.

300
True or False?

Intramuscular medications are preferred for vaccinations and pain medications.

True.

300

What angle is the needle injected in?

45° angle

300

Is a physicians order necessary for this procedure?

Yes.

400

What are the 4 routes of administration that can be used with injectable medications?

Intradermal, Intramuscular, Subcutaneous, and Intravenous

400

What are the 2 usual sites for Intradermal injections?

Inner aspect of the forearm and upper back.

400
True or False? 

Medication is absorbed slowly into the bloodstream 

False.

Medication is absorbed quickly because of the plentiful blood supply to muscles.

400

What are the most common medications given through this route?

Insulin and Heparin. 

400

What are the 7 rights when giving medications?

1.) Right medication

2.) Right patient

3.) Right dosage

4.) Right route

5.) Right time

6.) Right reason

7.) Right documentation

500

What are Injectables?

Suspension of drugs meant to be inserted into the body by means of injection.

500

What will form if the medication is administered properly?

A wheal (slight elevation of the skin)

500

What are the 4 possible intramuscular injection sites? 

Deltoid, Dorsogluteal, Ventrogluteal, and Vastus Lateralis

500

What areas of the body are the injections given in? 

Fleshy part of the upper arm, the abdomen, and thigh.

500

Define Intravenous

Inserting a needle into a vein for the purpose of administrating fluids and medications

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