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Fine Needle

  1. #1
    Kingman/Lake Havasu, Prescott, Long Beach, Las Vegas, Phoenix
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    Hello All,
    We have run into this question several times. With all different gauges of needles used in the healthcare setting, what is considered "fine needle"? There seem to be many different opinions from our providers. I am looking for a documentation supported gauge range for ultra fine, fine, etc. Can anyone help me? It would be MUCH appreciated!

  2. #2
    Salt Lake City
    Fine needle is considered 22-25 guage it is listed in the description of the code 10022.
    Jenifer McPolin CPC, CPMA, RCC

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