TITLE

Injection technique for immunisation

AUTHOR(S)
Diggle, Linda
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Practice Nurse;1/12/2007, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the injection technique for immunisation. The goal of vaccination is to obtain immunological protection with minimal trauma. Among the factors that contribute to the safe and effective delivery of a vaccine include the route of administration determined by the angle of the injection, whether tissue is stretched flat at the injection site and depth of needle insertion. The techniques include intramuscular, subcutaneous or intradermal injection which are determined by the vaccine being administered.
ACCESSION #
23790461

 

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