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The nurse prepares to mix two medications (vial A and B) in one syringe. Place the steps in correct order for how the nurse will perform the procedure.
A) Inject a volume of air equal to the volume of medication to be withdrawn into vial A.
B) Withdraw the required amount of medication from vial B.
C) Draw up a volume of air equal to the volume of medications to be withdrawn from both vials A and B.
D) Withdraw the needle from vial A and inject the remaining air into vial B.
E) Withdraw the required amount of medication from vial A.

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C, A, D, B, E

A) Mixing two medications from two vials in one syringe has the following steps: After performing appropriate hand hygiene, draw up a volume of air equal to the volume of medications to be withdrawn from both vials A and B. Inject a volume of air equal to the volume of medication to be withdrawn into vial A. Next withdraw the needle from vial A and inject the remaining air into vial B. Finally, withdraw the required amount of medication from vial A.
B) Mixing two medications from two vials in one syringe has the following steps: After performing appropriate hand hygiene, draw up a volume of air equal to the volume of medications to be withdrawn from both vials A and B. Inject a volume of air equal to the volume of medication to be withdrawn into vial A. Next withdraw the needle from vial A and inject the remaining air into vial B. Finally, withdraw the required amount of medication from vial A.
C) Mixing two medications from two vials in one syringe has the following steps: After performing appropriate hand hygiene, draw up a volume of air equal to the volume of medications to be withdrawn from both vials A and B. Inject a volume of air equal to the volume of medication to be withdrawn into vial A. Next withdraw the needle from vial A and inject the remaining air into vial B. Finally, withdraw the required amount of medication from vial A.
D) Mixing two medications from two vials in one syringe has the following steps: After performing appropriate hand hygiene, draw up a volume of air equal to the volume of medications to be withdrawn from both vials A and B. Inject a volume of air equal to the volume of medication to be withdrawn into vial A. Next withdraw the needle from vial A and inject the remaining air into vial B. Finally, withdraw the required amount of medication from vial A.
E) Mixing two medications from two vials in one syringe has the following steps: After performing appropriate hand hygiene, draw up a volume of air equal to the volume of medications to be withdrawn from both vials A and B. Inject a volume of air equal to the volume of medication to be withdrawn into vial A. Next withdraw the needle from vial A and inject the remaining air into vial B. Finally, withdraw the required amount of medication from vial A.

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