A&P Final Medic12

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A&P Final Medic12
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2011-06-14 12:49:46
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A&P Final Medic12
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  1. Deltoid
    • O: clavicle & scapula (acromion & adgacent scapular spine)
    • I: deltoid tuberosity of humerus
    • A: abduction at shoulder
  2. O: clavicle & scapula (acromion & adgacent scapular spine)
    Deltoid
  3. I: deltoid tuberosity of humerus
    Deltoid
  4. A: abduction at shoulder
    Deltoid
  5. injecting meds into muscle tissue
    • intramuscular admin, IM
    • safe, effective, simple & relatively painless
  6. IM (general)
    • 1) med absorbed into blood essels & then into circ csy
    • 2) onset of action of meds 10-15 min
    • 3) absorption steady/predictable
    • 4) meds do not have to pass through liver before arriving @ site of action
  7. IM (process)
    • 1) care to avoid nearby neurovascular structures
    • 2) typically 1.5" needle
    • 3) needle inserted through skin & subcutaneous tissue into middle of muscle
    • 4) plunger pulled back to ensure blood vessel has not been entered
    • 5) plunger is depressed & drug is deposited into muscle

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