IM injections - page 2
Hi, We are having a discussion at work about the maximum amount of cc that can be given in each muscle. I was always taught the following: Adults Gluteus- 5cc Thigh- 3cc Deltoid-up to 2cc... Read More
Mar 5, '04I just graduated in June, was taught Im is 3cc max on an adult. Of course the only thing I give in deltoid is tetnus, but yeah 3cc is what i was taught.
your best bet would be to check with your facility policy and see what they have written
Mar 7, '04had to give 2.4 mil units bicillin tonoc on a pharyngitis pt. one in each hip. He said the left one hurt more than the right. I told him I must've done a half-a**ed job. He laughed.
Mar 7, '04I really miss the old days when we gave bicillin 4.8 million units. I loved the look of terror in theor eyes when they saw those needles.