How to make a shot

How to make a shot
 If all of a sudden there was a need in the intramuscular injection, no need to be afraid of this. The main thing - remember the sequence of actions and properly dispense the medication prescribed by the doctor.
 Doing intramuscular injection, it is important not to make a mistake in choosing a location, as an accidental injury to the sciatic nerve can lead to serious consequences. Divide visually buttock into four parts. If you have no experience of injections, then mark the quarter with a cotton swab dipped in a solution of iodine or brilliant green. Place for the injection will be the top quarter.

Ask the patient to lie down. In this position, the muscles are relaxed, and prick - less painful. Prick made in the standing position, the needle may break end if the muscle is suddenly reduced.

Prepare for special syringes intramuscular injection. Needles have long, which allows the full introduction of the correct muscles to reach them. If the needle is inserted, or only a short half, medication can be administered only under the skin, which may cause inflammation.

Before the procedure, wash your hands with soap and water. Shake the vial and the tip of the nail knock on her tip to all of the liquid in the glass vial. Take a cotton ball and soak it with alcohol. Wipe them tip of the ampoule and then, using a special nail file out of the box with medicines made at the base of the tip of the ampoule incision. Break off the tip.

Do not remove the cap, put the needle on the syringe out of the package. Now remove the cap from the needle and dial the drug solution to the desired calibration. Hold the syringe vertically up the needle. Clicked on it with your fingernail so that the vibrations caused by this, allow the bubbles to rise up. Bleed the air, slightly displacing his medicine. Then put the cap on the needle.

Wipe with a cotton swab dipped in alcohol, a place for the injection. The skin at this point to compress or stretch the fingers of his free hand to reduce pain. Sharp movement, insert the needle almost the full length. Slowly inject the medication. Remove the needle and attach to the injection site cotton wool soaked with alcohol.

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