INJECTION Guide.txt

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  1. Subcutaneous Needle
    • 3/8 � 5/8
    • 1 inch if obese

    • 24 � 26
    • 26 - 30 for insulin

    0.5 � 1.0 mL
  2. Deltoid IM
    1 inch

    23 � 25

    0.5 � 1.0 mL
  3. Dorsal Gluteal, Ventral Gluteal or Vastus Lateralis
    • 1 1/2
    • 2 inch if obese

    20 � 22

    Up to 3.0 mL
  4. Intradermal
    1/4 - 5/8

    25 � 27

    up to 0.1 mL
  5. Deltoid landmarks
    • 1. Acromion Process
    • 2. Top of axilla
  6. Dorsal Gluteal landmarks
    • 1. Posterior superior iliac spine (note: towards the spine)
    • 2. Greater trochanter (note: lateral side of leg)
  7. Ventrogluteal landmarks
    • 1. Greater trochanter
    • 2. Anterior superior iliac spine (note: towards umbilicus)
    • 3. Iliac crest (note: lateral leg above greater trochanter)
  8. Vastus lateralis landmarks
    • 1. Greater trochanter
    • 2. Lateral femoral condyle
  9. Subcutaneous upper arm landmarks
    • 1. Acromion process (hand breath below)
    • 2. Elbow (hands breath above)
  10. Subcutaneous abdomen landmarks
    • 1. 2 inches away from umbilicus
    • 2. Above level of iliac crest

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