Guide to Good Prescribing - A Practical Manual
(1994; 115 pages) [French] [Spanish] View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentAcknowledgments
View the documentWhy you need this book
Open this folder and view contentsPart 1: Overview
Open this folder and view contentsPart 2: Selecting your P(ersonal) drugs
Open this folder and view contentsPart 3: Treating your patients
Open this folder and view contentsPart 4: Keeping up-to-date
Close this folderAnnexes
Open this folder and view contentsAnnex 1: Essentials of pharmacology in daily practice
View the documentAnnex 2: Essential references
Open this folder and view contentsAnnex 3: How to explain the use of some dosage forms
Close this folderAnnex 4. The use of injections
View the documentGeneral practical aspects of injecting
View the documentCHECKLIST 1. Aspirating from ampoules (glass, plastic)
View the documentCHECKLIST 2. Aspirating from a vial
View the documentCHECKLIST 3. Dissolving dry medicine
View the documentCHECKLIST 4. Subcutaneous injection
View the documentCHECKLIST 5. Intramuscular injection
View the documentCHECKLIST 6. Intravenous injection
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CHECKLIST 1. Aspirating from ampoules (glass, plastic)

Materials needed

Syringe of appropriate size, needle of required size, ampoule with required drug or solution, gauze.

Technique

1. Wash your hands.

2. Put the needle on the syringe.

3. Remove the liquid from the neck of the ampoule by flicking it or swinging it fast in a downward spiralling movement.

4. File around the neck of the ampoule.

5. Protect your fingers with gauze if ampoule is made of glass.

6. Carefully break off the top of the ampoule (for a plastic ampoule twist the top).

7. Aspirate the fluid from the ampoule.

8. Remove any air from the syringe.

9. Clean up; dispose of working needle safely; wash your hands.


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