How to Give an Intramuscular Injection

There are several rules that should be followed in order to make safe injection. It’s about the intramuscular injections, the most popular places for them are buttock, thigh and deltas. During the injection needle must enter as deeply as possible without hurting either the nerve or blood vessel.

1. Remember about hygiene. Wash your hands before starting the procedure.

2. Clean with cotton wool soaked in alcohol top of the bottle to make sure that it is sterile.

3. Use only new syringe, firmly attach a new needle on it, remove the case and insert into the bottle or vial.

4. Turn the bottle upside down and slowly start to fill liquid. The number must be a little more required.

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