Carpuject!? - page 2
by hendersonar 12,968 Views | 15 Comments
My hospital uses the carpuject cartridges, but not the injectors. We draw up the meds into a syringe with a blunt tip and just give it that way. My question is this: do you inject any air into the cartridge? I was always... Read More
- 1May 12, '12 by ScarryBear,RNNope. If I HAVE to draw up with a syringe I use my fingernail to push the stopper to break it free. Then when I draw it up the stopper moves down to prevent a vapor lock and it draws up easily. I would ask your pharmacy if they have an extra carpujet, there are usually some sent with large shipments.
- 0Jun 5 by TriciaJGet your hands on a Carpuject thingy and keep it in your pocket with all your work stuff. Consider it your personal property. Much simpler with Carpuject cartridges. Also, I know I'm in a minority, but I hardly ever inject air into anything. Unless there's a vapour lock and I can't draw up. Generally, I just put the needle through the stopper and have no problems.
- 0Jun 5 by phaniea69I have never pulled the medication out of the carpuject syringe. I screw a 1 1/2 inch blunt tip needle to the carpuject syringe and then use the cap of the needle as a plunger to push the medication into whatever type of syringe I need for that administration. Works like a charm. Never had one blow up on me .... yet 😊.