Subcutaneous Sites: Arm, Abdomen, Anterior Thighs, and upper back!
- Needle:25-30 gauge , 3/8"- 1" (3/8"-5/8" most common): depending on size/weight of pt.
- Angle: 45-90 degree on insertion
- Abdomin, arms, thighs, upper ventral or dorsogluteal areas: (fastest - slowest absorbtion)
- Pinch/bunch skin-inject needle-release skin-push medication (10 sec/mL)
- No more then 1 mL at a time
- Aspiration is not necessary