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A nurse is preparing to administer an intramuscular injection of an older adult's seasonal influenza vaccination. What size needle should the nurse use to administer the injection?
A)16 gauge
B)20 gauge
C)24 gauge
D)28 gauge
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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Usually, a 25-gauge, 5/8-inch needle is used for Sub-Q injections and a 22- or 20-gauge, 1 1/2-inch needle is used for IM injections.

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