Posted: June 26th, 2017
When preparing the epinephrine injection from an ampule, the nurse initially:
a. Taps the ampule at the top to allow fluid to flow to the base of the ampule
b. Checks expiration date of the medication ampule
c. Removes needle cap of syringe and pulls plunger to expel air
d. Breaks the neck of the ampule with a gauze wrapped around it
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.