Best practice guidelines for the administration of intramuscular injections in the mental health setting.

@article{Wynaden2006BestPG,
  title={Best practice guidelines for the administration of intramuscular injections in the mental health setting.},
  author={Dianne Wynaden and Ian Landsborough and Sunita McGowan and Zena Baigmohamad and Michael R Finn and Duane Pennebaker},
  journal={International journal of mental health nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={195-200}
}
Intramuscular injections are administered to mental health consumers in both the community and hospital settings. Medications delivered by the intramuscular route assist consumers to live in the community and enhance their ability to integrate and engage in community life. Although the practice of giving intramuscular injections is routine for mental health nurses, the process is invasive and best practice guidelines are not well developed. The aim of this study was to identify a best practice… CONTINUE READING

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