What is the maximum volume for intramuscular injection deltoid?
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Subsequently, one may also ask, what is the maximum volume for intramuscular injection?
Overall, 5 mL has been cited for adults as the maximum volume for a single IM injection, with lower maximums proposed for adult patients with less-developed or small muscle mass.
Also, which is the most dangerous site for intramuscular injection? For many years the dorsogluteal site has been the beloved intramuscular injection site of many nurses, but is it the safest site to use? Research suggests that even though the dorsogluteal site is used more frequently than the ventrogluteal site, it can be the most dangerous to use (Floyd, Meyer 2007).
Simply so, where do you give a 2ml shot?
Giving an IM injection into the Vastus lateralis site
- To find the thigh injection site, make an imaginary box on the upper leg. Find the groin.
- Find the top of knee.
- Stretch the skin to make it tight.
- Insert the needle at a right angle to the skin (90°) straight in.
- Up to 2ml of fluid may be given into this site.
Can Zuclopenthixol be given in deltoid?
Aripiprazole long acting injection may be injected into either the gluteal or the deltoid muscle from where the active moiety is slowly released into the circulation. It should be administered once monthly as a single injection (no sooner than 26 days after the previous injection).