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Deltoid

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Deltoid

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Deltoid volume of medication

2 mL or less

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Deltoid needle gauge

20 - 25 G

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Deltoid needle length

1 - 1.5 inchs

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Deltoid Acceptable Pt position

sitting, standing, lying down. Have the person's elbow flexed & the forearm supported

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Deltoid angle of injection

90 degree angle

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Deltoid landmarks

find the lower edge of the acromion process

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Deltoid landmarks

place 1 - 2 inches below the acromion process; this forms the ase of the triangle

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Deltoid landmarks

draw an imaginary line from the axilla across the arm; this will form the apex of the triangle

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Deltoid landmarks

inject into the center of the imaginary triangle

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Vastus Lateralis

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Vastus Lateralis

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Vastus Lateralis volume of Ledication

max: 3 mL

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Vastus Lateralis needle gauge:

20 - 25 G

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Vastus Lateralis needle gauge for viscous

18 - 21 G

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Vastus Lateralis needle length

5/8 to 1 inch

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Vastus Lateralis Acceptable patient position

lying supine or sitting

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Vastus Lateralis angle of injection

90 degree angle

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Vastus Lateralis landmarks

place on hand above the lateral femoral condyle; place the other hand below the grater trochanter of the femur. Your thumgs should point towards each other.

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Vastus Lateralis landmarks

injection site is the middle third, anterior lateral (side) aspect of the thigh.

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Vastus Lateralis caution

to locate the lateral side of the thigh (vastus lateralis muscle) the leg must remain straight

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Vastus Lateralis

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Vastus Lateralis

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Vastus Lateralis

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Ventrogluteal volume of medication

max: 3 mL

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Ventrogluteal angle of injection

90 degree angle

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Ventrogluteal needle gauge

20 - 25 G

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Ventrogluteal needle gauge viscous solutions

18 - 21 G

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Ventrogluteal needle length

1.5 inches

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Ventrogluteal Acceptable patient position

lying on side with knee bent & the upper leg ahead of the lower leg

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Ventrogluteal landmarks

using the right hand for the left hip & the left hand for the right hip, place the heel or palm of the hand over the patient's greater trochanter

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Ventrogluteal landmarks

point thumb towar the client's groin

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Ventrogluteal landmarks

point the index finger towards the anterior superior iliac spine and the middle finger towards the iliac crest forming a V shape

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Ventrogluteal landmark

the injection site is between the V (move your fingers before injection).

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Ventrogluteal caution

make sure that your fingers are never above the iliac crest

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Ventrogluteal

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Ventrogluteal

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Ventrogluteal

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Dorsogluteal

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Dorsogluteal

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Dorsogluteal volume of medications

max: 3 mL

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Dorsogluteal needle gauge

20 - 25 G

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Dorsogluteal needle guge viscous solutions

18 - 21 G

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Dorsogluteal needle length

1 - 1.5 inches

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Dorsogluteal acceptable patient position

prone with toes pointing in. Side with upper knees flexed & in front of the lower leg

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Dorsogluteal angle of injection

90 degree angle

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Dorsogluteal landmark

palpate the posterior superior iliac spine; place hand on site

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Dorsogluteal landmark

draw an imaginary line to the greater trochanter, this line is parallel to the sciatic nerve

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Dorsogluteal landmark

the injection site is lateral (side) & superior (above) to the line, in the outer LUQ or RUQ of the buttocks