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Massage after pneumonia or flu shot?

by Wushu Wushu Member

I'm not sure if I am just having temporary memory loss or what lol. A nurse I work with said to massage the injection site after pneumonia or flu shots but I thought I learned in nursing school not to massage after IM injections.. Help??

Edited by Wushu

classicdame, MSN, EdD

Specializes in Hospital Education Coordinator.

sounds like a great way to get a bruise