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Comparison of the angles of insertion for intramuscular (IM), subcutaneous, and intradermal injections. An IM injection is given at a 72- to 90-degree angle. A subcutaneous injection is usually given at a 45-degree angle, but may be given at up to a 90-degree angle, if a short needle is used or if the person is heavy. The intradermal injection is given holding the syringe nearly parallel to the skin (10- to 15-degree angle).

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ventrogluteal shots- Had an ER nurse tell me she'd punch me in the face if I tried to give a shot here because this was supposedly WRONG. I find happiness in knowing I was right :).

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Angles for Inserting Injections. IM injection in the buttocks: http://www.medicalvideos.us/videos/2429/im-injection-in-the-buttocks , Intradermal injection: http://www.medicalvideos.us/play.php?vid=998 , Subcutaneous injection: http://www.medicalvideos.us/play.php?vid=276 , Subcutaneous abdominal injection: http://www.medicalvideos.us/play.php?vid=992

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Babygirl.....I miss u 2....great talkin to u...LOVE hearin your sweet voice......I did what you said.....pickin a new spot ......I'll see what happens.....I'm hatin this.....Don't know if I want to continue this......xo

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subcutaneous injection... My 6 year old Italian Greyhound is very sick :-( We give him 1.5 ML - 2 ML every other night from an IV bag... sometimes every night.... treating chronic renal kidney failure.

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This ppt poster shows the steps in administering a SQ injection safely.It is a good review for those who do this on a routine basis and for those nurses who are just beginning their career.It is made to be hung in any medical facility where this is done. It can be printed 24"x36" $1.00 for purchase on www.teacherspayteachers.com

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