injection technique

injection technique

Otolaryngology Phonosurgery–eg, vocal fold augmentation with alloplastics and bioimplants, or management of spasmodic dysphonia–coupled with transcutaneous or peroral botulinum toxin injection. See Phonosurgery.
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Patient discussion about injection technique

Q. Why is insulin injected and not taken as a pill?

A. so if that's the case, why can't you use a patch (like a nicotine patch)? wouldn't that do the same trick?

Q. I received a corticosteroid injection in my left knne th A.M. Knee is all stiff & swollen. Is this normal?

A. actually you might have already had an arthritis in your knee before, then your doctor injected you with a corticosteroid into the affected joint. usually you will feel better (less pain) in your affected joint. if the symptoms don't improve then I suggest you to go see your specialist for further advise and treatment.

Q. My arm became limp after flu shot & have had pain in arm. Vaccine itself or improper injection? Any advice? I could not move my arm about 3 hours after the injection. It took about 3 days before I could raise my arm at all. It became painful to use and has bothered me for a couple of months. The doctor gave me a cortisone shot which helped some but not completely. He had never seen this reaction before. Is it a reaction to the vaccine or could it be the way it was injected? Is their anyone who has had or knows of a similar case?

A. I had a flu shot last October, and it was given to me directly on the backside (and up high) of my shoulder. I went to the gym after I received the shot, and now have two tears in my (torn) rotator cuff, with a perforation in my rotator cuff tendon. I think it may have been improperly given. Now I need to have surgery to repair it. Look up your symptoms on webmd, and surf the net. Talk to your doctor too. The only way to find out what is really going on with it is to have an MRI. A simple xray will not reveal a tear in the muscle or tendon in the rotator cuff. If you can't lift your arm, and have trouble sleeping at night, and pain on your deltoid and bicep (rotator cuff injury pain radiates to these areas) because of the pain, then chances are you have an injured rotator cuff. These people giving these immunizations need more training. They are causing serious injury to people that go in to get a shot to stay healthy, and then end up with a serious injury, and possible surgery !!! Goo

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Proper aseptic injection technique must always be used when administering EYLEA.
IA injection technique using a single needle with lidocaine and CNTX-4975 injections separated by three minutes was as well tolerated as lidocaine and CNTX-4975 given with two separate injections, separated by 30 minutes of cooling.
A study conducted in Lahore, Pakistan on knowledge and awareness of insulin injections techniques among trained qualified nurses, revealed that out of 272 nurses, only 40 have knowledge of all the steps regarding the insulin injection technique. The information that insulin might be injected 30 minutes prior to meal was known to 57.4% and 66.2% have the knowledge of injecting insulin in the subcutaneous tissue, 64% knew that insulin might be injected in upper arm.
It is intuitive to use and requires no change in injection technique," says Gene Dul, president of Schreiner MediPharm US.
The proper injection technique is critical to insulin's consistent absorption.
Injection should be administered with smaller and finer gauge needles and care should be taken to ensure correct injection technique to avoid inadvertent intramuscular injection.
In the present study we evaluated the effectiveness of anterior combined approach of 3 in 1 block by a single injection technique using nerve locators for below knee surgical procedures.
In this study we preferred peri-tumoural injection as it is more widely used though some researchers have advocated sub dermal injection technique as well.
One reason we did this was that the patient had greater retention than expected each time, perhaps due to our injection technique or unknown patient factors.
As frontline healthcare professionals, nurses are responsible for injecting insulin and educating patients about correct insulin injection technique in inpatient setting.