Recapping needles - page 2
We were having a discussion about this in clinical today and I was hoping to get some input.. I know that you should never recap a needle, but are there instances which are unavoidable and it... Read More
Oct 11, '07I understand the no capping after giving an injection but never understood not recapping after preparing an injection. If you happen to poke yourself, then so be it... you prepare a new injection. Obviously, you don't want to be careless about it, but if it happens it happens.
Oct 12, '07We recap if we pull up a med that is done by injection. I am certainly not about to draw it up and leave it uncapped until I get into the room to give it.
We never recap dirty.