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Old 11-04-2007, 02:33 AM
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After fighting my training, I was told to read the info that comes with the medicine.

The information inserts actually say to give in the upper outer DG site.

At least it does for Sandostatin and Thyrogen.

How do I argue that? I'm extremely uncomfortable giving it in the DG.


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Old 12-10-2007, 02:03 PM
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Default Yep, VG it is...

I actually showed several long-term nurses at my hospital the updated drug books showing the use of the venrtalgluteal muscle for IM injections. It was the way I was taught, for all the reasons everyone has already listed...
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