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Six Rights of medication administration
The Right:
Patient
Time
Drug
Dose
Route
Administration
Parenteral Frequently used routes
IM
Sub Q
Intravenous
IM
max 2ml in general
Subcutaneous
usually 1ml or less
infusions possible
Intravenous
bolus injection
intermittent infusion
continuous infusion
Intradermal
small volumes (0.1-0.2ml)
Gauge
size of opening in needle
The larger the #, the smaller the bore

choose based on viscosity of meds
Length
the length of the needle

choose based o type of injection and size of pt
Syringes

3cc
typical for IM injections
Syringes

1cc
markedin units

typical for heparin, insuin, SQ