Needle Help For Test Tomorrow

  1. I am in school and need to know what size needle is used for Heparin subq? Also, what route has the slowest absorption rate? IV, IM, Intradermal or subq?
    Last edit by adean on Feb 20, '05
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  3. by   busylynn
    http://www.cvcc.edu/department/facst...ler/note17.htm Try this website, maybe it will help you. Good luck!
    Quote from adean
    I am in school and need to know what size needle is used for Heparin subq? Also, what route has the slowest absorption rate? IV, IM, Intradermal or subq?
  4. by   adean
    THANKS! It really helped, except for knowing what size needle to use for subq heparin.......is it 25-28gauge
  5. by   busylynn
    well, where I work we use a TB syringe. It is a small bore Sub Q needle. I believe it is a 25 Guage 5/8 inch. Hope that is more helpful!
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    I am in school and need to know what size needle is used for Heparin subq? Also, what route has the slowest absorption rate? IV, IM, Intradermal or subq?

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