Syringes and needles - page 2

ok, I know how syringes are made (either extruded or molded plastic, probably both...) but... (dont mind me, I'm thinking deep) how do they get the holes in the needles? --Barbara... Read More

  1. by   mario_ragucci
    with computers, extrememly hot metals, and electricity, to produce an instrament very small.

    Always aspirate during an IM injection. The maximum ID dosage is 0.5cc and a subq shot could be with a 29 gauge needle, depending on the med.
  2. by   Kayzee
    I'll have to put this on the top of my list for "things to find out"