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by ajlangit ajlangit (New Member) New Member

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I would like to know if putting plaster after IM injection is a wrong practice? Because one of our new staff indian,she told me that it is wrong practice bec. One pt. Is complaining why she did not put plaster.is this a new guidelines in giving injection?i hope i can hear any opinion.thank you very much.

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roser13 has 17 years experience and works as a RN.

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Plaster? Cast?:roflmao:

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Rose_Queen is a BSN, MSN, RN and works as a Staff nurse educator.

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Plaster? Cast?:roflmao:

Plaster = bandaid in British English.

OP, did you ask your new staff member for their source?

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Okami_CCRN has 4 years experience as a ASN, RN and works as a Registered Nurse.

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Placing a band-aid after IM or Sub Q injection is not necessary, if a patient is bleeding a bit or requests a band-aid then I oblige, but as part of my practice no band-aid.

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TheCommuter has 10 years experience as a BSN, RN and works as a CRRN, now a case management RN.

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Moved to the Patient Medications forum.

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