Intramuscular injection techniques
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Intramuscular injection techniques

Janet Hunter Lecturer in adult nursing, City Community and Health Sciences, incorporating St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, London

The administration of intramuscular (IM) injections is an important part of medication management and a common nursing intervention in clinical practice. A skilled injection technique can make the patient’s experience less painful and avoid unnecessary complications.

Nursing Standard. 22, 24, 35-40. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.


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