Intramuscular Injections
 

Injection Site

 
 
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Choosing the Right Site

    • Do

    • Use the vastus lateralis where possible
    • Don't

    • Don’t inject through burns, infections or oedema
    • Don’t inject through moles or other skin lesions
    • Avoid the dorsogluteal site in obese patients as subcutaneous injection is likely
Last updated on March 31st, 2020
 
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