injection technique - page 3

I am gathering research together on injection technique, cannulation, and venepuncture. Anyone have any up to date research? Iam mostly interested in the best way to administer an intramuscular... Read More

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    Kaycee-
    Also have aspirated blood once, also on a tiny elderly person, I had a similar reacyion, something like oh crap! and pulled the needle out.
    Used to work in a facility that had a policy of aspirating insulin, and got blood back a couple of times, then worked in a facility where the Medical director said not to aspitate insulin as blood return didn't mean it was in a vessel-claimed that most IDDM's had clusters of deep capilaries d/t repeated insulin injections.
    Have never really figure out whats right when it comes to giving sub Q- every facility seems to change the rules on some stuff so much that you can't remeber the 'right way' to do things.

    -nancy

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