Intramuscular injections are injections administered into a muscle. These injections are absorbed more quickly than subcutaneous injections because of the greater blood supply to the muscles. A 90-degree angle is used for injection. Aspiration is done to confirm that the needle is not in a blood vessel.This blog will cover many of the factors involved in these injections.
Angle for Injections
Thursday, May 26, 2011
1. What is the preferred site for intramuscular injections?
2. True or false, The dorsogluteal site is the preferred site for children under three?
3. True or false, It is safe to administer less than 1 ml of solution into the deltoid area?