Injection technique for immunisation
- The importance of injecting vaccines into muscle. Zuckerman, Jane N // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/18/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7271, p1237
Editorial. Presents reasons for the importance of injecting vaccines in muscle. Maximization of the immunogenicity of the vaccine; Minimization of the severity of reactions at the injection site; Role of poor site selection in vaccine failure; Indications that subcutaneous injection are less...
- injection. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p426
An encyclopedia entry for "injection" is presented. The term refers to the introduction of a substance into the body from a syringe through the use of a needle. Methods of injections include intravenous, where drugs are injected into a vein, intramuscular, where drugs are injected into a muscle,...
- Intradermal Hepatitis B Revaccination Is Effective and Economical. // Kidney;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p24
Compares the safety of intradermal (ID) versus intramuscular (IM) hepatitis B (HB) revaccination in chronic dialysis patients nonresponsive to IM vaccination. Seroconversion rates in ID and IM patients; Proportion of patients with protective anti-HB titers; Cost of the ID schedule versus other...
- How to help patients achieve correct self-injection technique. Diggle, Jane // Practice Nursing;Sep2014, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p451
The article discusses best practice in self-injection technique, injection technique guidelines published by Forum for Injection Technique (FIT), and role of practice nurses in patient education, particularly on injection technique. Topics discussed include importance of revisiting technique...
- Intradermal Influenza Vaccine Immunogenic in Elderly Patients. Kaye, Donald // Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/1/2008, Vol. 47 Issue 11, pii
The article reports on the clinical study conducted by French private practitioner Robert Arnou and colleagues, which revealed that an intradermal vaccine against the influenza virus, delivered by microinjection, triggers protective levels of antibodies against the virus. Arnou and colleagues...
- Different Routes of Administration of Cell Culture Rabies Vaccines. Chaudhary, Sanjeev M. // Indian Journal of Community Medicine;Apr-Jun2012, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p136
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about the economic advantages of using intradermal regimen in antirabies treatment in a 2010 issue.
- Plus: Consider these lab tests officially 'CLIA-waived.'. // Part B Insider;10/ 6/2012, Vol. 13 Issue 35, p280
The article offers information on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. that announced payment changes for vaccines. It informs that CMS throws the recent updates to the seasonal influenza vaccines pricing. It informs that payment changes related to flu vaccines includes...
- intradermal. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p306
The article presents information on intradermal injections, or injections made into the skin.
- Routes of Administration for Meningococcal Vaccine. Zepf, Bill // American Family Physician;8/1/2001, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p485
Presents information on a study by F.L. Ruben and others that compared intramuscular and subcutaneous administration of meningococcal vaccine. Description of the study and its results; Conclusion that intramuscular and subcutaneous routes were associated with similar immunogenicity.