Staff nurses' sites of choice for administering intramuscular injections to adult patients in the acute care setting.

@article{Walsh2011StaffNS,
  title={Staff nurses' sites of choice for administering intramuscular injections to adult patients in the acute care setting.},
  author={Lorna J Walsh and Kathleen Brophy},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={67 5},
  pages={1034-40}
}
AIM The aim of this descriptive, correlational study was to determine intramuscular injection sites presently being used by acute care nurses in one Canadian province and factors that contribute to site selection. BACKGROUND Intramuscular injections are routinely administered by nurses in acute care settings. Recent nursing literature recommends that the ventrogluteal site, rather than the dorsogluteal site, should be used for these injections, although evidence in the literature to support… CONTINUE READING

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