NCLEX RN Practice Question # 584

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 584.



Insulin syringe

  • The standard 100-unit insulin syringe is calibrated for 100 units of insulin (100 units ¼
  • 1 mL); low-dose insulin syringes (½- and 1-mL sizes) may also be used when administering smaller insulin doses.
  1. Insulin should not be measured in any other type of syringe.

Insulain Dosing Guideline

Nursing Care

If the insulin prescription states to administer regular and NPH insulin, combine both types of insulin in the same syringe. Use the mnemonic RN: Draw Regular insulin into the insulin syringe first, and then draw the NPH insulin.

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