For which types of injections might you apply pressure following the injection?
For an intradermal injection, do not massage the area, apply pressure, or rub the site after removing the needle. If necessary, gently blot the site with a dry gauze square. (p. 182)
For a subcutaneous injection, use a gauze square to apply gentle pressure to the site after the needle is withdrawn. (p. 188)
For an intramuscular injection, apply gentle pressure at the site with a dry gauze. Do not massage the site. (p. 196)