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max SQ/IM injection volume

  1. 0 Hi.
    I have a question for everyone, what is the max allowable fluid volume for SQ and IM injection at your institution policy?

    thanks
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  2. 5 Comments

  3. Visit  Marie_LPN, RN profile page
    #1 0
    No more than 1cc in the deltoid, no more than 3cc in the large muscles.
  4. Visit  renerian profile page
    #2 0
    We did 1 SQ/2 IM.

    renerian
  5. Visit  rileygrl11 profile page
    #3 0
    At our hospital, we do 1cc in deltoid and 3cc in larger muscles, also
  6. Visit  nowplayingEDRN profile page
    #4 0
    0.5-1ml SQ, 1cc max deltoid and 2cc max in the vastus lateralis (thigh) and 3cc max in the glute
  7. Visit  omaha_style1 profile page
    #5 0
    I was wondering, does anyone have a link or publication data listing these guidlines? Like Ive looked on the CDC website but came up empty handed....any suggestions on where to look?

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