How common is SQ hydration therapy? - page 2
It had been many years since I had seen it used, but one of our 'old-school' GPs (who's in his late 70's) began ordering it for hydration for palliative patients in our LTC facility within the last... Read More
Jan 12, '07Quote from prmenrsthat area over the scapula is also an acceptable inj site for insulin.In babies, they used the area over the scapula.
i just found that out.
Jan 12, '07Yep Earle! I have used that site many times for older diabetics whos sites have been used so many times! I use those so I am not using up spots they or other nurses will use (if they are in a facility).
Nothing like getting a good SQ site on the belly or back of the arm and hitting a good scar point and about bending your needle! OUCH! I find that the scapula (given enough fatty tissue) is an awesome spot and hurts less if done correctly !