The World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention no longer recommend aspiration during intramuscular (IM) injections. The purpose of this study was to investigate the technique registered nurses (RNs) use during IM injections and incidence of blood aspiration. This descriptive study surveyed 164 RNs.What is needle aspiration?
A fine needle aspiration (FNA) is a type of biopsy. It uses a very thin needle and syringe to remove a sample of cells, tissue or fluid from an abnormal area or lump in the body. The sample is then examined under a microscope. FNA is also called fine needle aspiration biopsy, or fine needle biopsy.What is a breast needle aspiration?
Needle aspiration is 80 percent to 85 percent accurate in giving a clear indication as to whether a breast lump is a cyst or a solid breast mass. 1 Sometimes, though, the results don't give a clear diagnosis. Fine needle aspiration may result in draining a cyst, causing the lump to go away.What is needle aspiration biopsy?
A fine needle aspiration is one method of doing a lung biopsy to confirm or rule out the presence of a lung cancer. Of the different procedures available, a fine needle biopsy is the least invasive, but is not always possible and may sometimes obtain insufficient tissue for testing.