intramuscular injection


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Noun1.intramuscular injection - an injection into a muscle
injection, shot - the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot"
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Ferri et oxidum dextranum solution for intramuscular injection complex 2ml x 50 amp package.
The Effect Of Two Nonpharmacologic Pain Management Methods For Intramuscular Injection Pain In Children" Acute Pain, 8 (7-12)
We are unable to exclude the possibility that the deaths were caused by rapid, but delayed, entry of the drug into the bloodstream following intramuscular injection," the FDA announced March 23.
Intramuscular injection is used as a technique of choice for application of drugs in many treatment protocols in order to achieve quick and effective response.
It was first reported following intramuscular injection of bismuth salt, but can occur as a complication of various other drugs such as nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drugs, corticosteroids, local anesthetics and interferon alpha.
Noting that reactogenicity and immunogenicity of vaccine therapy are impacted by successful intramuscular penetration, these authors recommend that the BMI be used as a factor in determining needle-length for deltoid intramuscular injection.
Their main drawbacks are that they are only suitable for intramuscular injection, appropriate sites can be difficult to hit, the volume of injection is limited and they are not easy for use on large numbers of animals.
According to WHO, intramuscular injection (IMI) is an administration of medications parenterally through a skin puncture by a syringe and a needle deep into a large muscle of the body for prophylactic or curative purposes1.
We determined 33 patients who were admitted with symptoms and signs that were ascribed to the sciatic nerve and appeared after an intramuscular injection in the gluteal region.
Pharmacokinetics of a single intramuscular injection of ceftiofur crystalline-free acid in American black ducks (Anas rubripes).
If there is doubt it is preferable to administer the intravenous or intramuscular injection into a muscle or vein during the night.
Jackson and her associates said, noting that the factors contributing to this association are unclear, but might be a result of an increased likelihood of inadequate intramuscular injection in larger children.