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Recommendations for Needle Length & Injection Site for IM Injections

Purpose:

To select a location and needle length for administering an intramuscular vaccine.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

selection

ICD-10:

Z23, Z24, Z25, Z26, Z27

Description:

An intramuscular vaccine needs to be administered in an appropriate site using a needle long enough to go through any subcutaneous fat yet not too long to go further than needed.

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