Intramuscular injection

What is Intramuscular injection?

Intramuscular (also IM or im) injection is the injection of a substance directly into a muscle. Intramuscular injections are often given in the deltoid muscle of the arm, the vastus lateralis muscle of the leg, and the ventrogluteal and dorsogluteal muscles of the buttocks.

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I am studying for a college Human Anatomy course at the University of West Georgia, I can't seem to get a consice answer anywhere however what type...

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Choosing the proper site is necessary for proper absorption of the medicine and avoidance of injury. Use a site on...

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does a sick person diagnosed with TB who is prescripted to take a maintenance drug against TB regularly still needs to take TB shots?....his...

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I assume you have been advised Intramuscular injections of streptomycin as a antitb treatment during the...

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My daughter is due for her 18 months vaccination. I heard there is an Easy 6 vaccination instead if DPT,ipv and hib seperately. Could you please...

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Easy 6 will be better

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Hi, welcome to HCM. Can understand your concerns.

Easy 6 vaccine contains DTwp + Hib + Hep b +...

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