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Which of the following statements are true about Intradermal Injections? Select all that apply:



A. When performing an intradermal injection, you have to aspirate to avoid injury
B. Small volumes such as 0.1 mL are injected to form a small bubble-like wheal just under the skin
C. Absorption in this location is slow which makes intradermal ideal for allergy sensitivity tests
D. Use a tuberculin syringe to give intradermal because it holds only a maximum of 1 mL
E. Use the upper chest, the inner aspect of the lower ARM or the scapular area for ID injections

This question is part of MID TERM EXAMS - NUR 101 - Medication Administration from Foundations II
Asked by Arnoldjr, Last updated: Jan 09, 2020

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Answered Mar 08, 2018

Small volumes such as 0.1 mL are injected to form a small bubble-like wheal just under the skin
Absorption in this location is slow which makes intradermal ideal for allergy sensitivity tests
Use a tuberculin syringe to give intradermal because it holds only a maximum of 1 mL
Use the upper chest, the inner aspect of the lower arm or the scapular area for ID injections

P. 724 - You do NOT NEED TO ASPIRATE from an intradermal injection because there are no blood vessels involved.
 

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