max SQ/IM injection volume

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

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

  5. by   rileygrl11
    At our hospital, we do 1cc in deltoid and 3cc in larger muscles, also
  6. by   nowplayingEDRN
    0.5-1ml SQ, 1cc max deltoid and 2cc max in the vastus lateralis (thigh) and 3cc max in the glute
  7. by   omaha_style1
    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?