# Pharmacology

Which of the following statement is false?

a. Insulin syringes are only for measuring insulin dosage for administration
b. Patient is to take 1.0 ml lorazepam elixir at bedtime, it is appropriate to administer the medication using 0.5 ml oral syringe by giving twice
c. The 0.3 ml insulin syringe is calibrated for 30 units and each increment equals to 1 unit with numbered markings every 5 units
d. Syringes with small volumes of 1 ml or less are used to administer heparin or for skin testing to ensure accuracy

[I know that "c" is a true statement, however, I'm not entirely sure about the others]

1. a. is true, always.
d is true, always.
b. if you did it in two doses, you would have meniscus error twice.

posted by bobpursley

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