Don't aim too high: Avoiding shoulder injury related to vaccine administration.

@article{Cross2016DontAT,
  title={Don't aim too high: Avoiding shoulder injury related to vaccine administration.},
  author={Gail B Cross and Jason Moghaddas and Jim P. Buttery and Sally Ayoub and Tony M Korman},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  year={2016},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={303-6}
}
BACKGROUND Shoulder injury related to vaccine administration (SIRVA) is a previously described phenomenon that is the result of improper vaccine delivery. Appropriate injection technique for administration of intramuscular vaccinations can reduce the risk of shoulder injury. OBJECTIVE In this article, we describe the cases of two patients who developed SIRVA. A literature review was conducted to find and describe other cases of shoulder injury that developed post-vaccination. DISCUSSION… CONTINUE READING
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