A glucagon emergency kit has a syringe that contains liquid
(diluent), and a bottle that contains the medicine
Remove the seal from the top of the bottle. Don't touch the
rubber part that is at the center of the bottle
Take the cover off the needle of the
Remove the plunger lock, the plastic clip that keeps the
plunger in place.
Insert the needle of the syringe into the bottle that contains
Push the plunger of the syringe to force the diluent from the
syringe into the bottle.
Remove the syringe needle from the bottle. Then put the cover
back on the needle.
Turn the bottle back and forth to mix the
Insert the needle of the syringe into the bottle again, then
turn the bottle upside down and pull back on the plunger to draw the dose of
glucagon into the syringe.
July 11, 2013
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & David C.W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology
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