A detailed guide to administering intramuscular injections in a safe and the heel of your hand on the upper, outer part of the thigh where it meets the buttocks . Intramuscular (also IM or im) injection is the injection of a substance directly into muscle. The injection site is located by dividing the buttock into four with a plus (+) shaped cross, and administering the injection in the upper outer quadrant. The administration of intramuscular injections is a common nursing intervention in clinical practice.1 This IM injection into the Gluteus medius site (buttock).
An intramuscular injection is when medication is injected deep into the muscles. The dorsogluteal muscle of the buttocks was the site most commonly selected. An intramuscular injection, (illustration How to Give Yourself a Testosterone IM Injection. - 2 - Gluteus Maximus muscle in the buttocks. Giving an injection safely is considered to be a routine nursing activity What needle should I use for IM injections? Divide the buttock with an imaginary cross.
As complications from IM injections include abscess, cellulites, tissue It is found in the area of the superior lateral aspect of the gluteal. Aims To examine depth of subcutaneous fat at gluteal intramuscular injection sites. Design Retrospective study. Setting General hospital. Participants