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Which of the following is true about Deltoid Site. Select all that apply:



A. Injection site is about 1 to 2 inches below the acromion process
B. Position patient sitting or lying down, exposing upper ARM and shoulder.
C. Use in infants or children who are underweight
D. Inject no more than 1 mL into the muscle
E. Landmarks are the acromion process of the scapula and the axillary fold.

This question is part of MID TERM EXAMS - NUR 101 - Medication Administration from Foundations II
Asked by Arnoldjr, Last updated: Jan 23, 2020

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Answered Mar 08, 2018

Injection site is about 1 to 2 inches below the acromion process
Position patient sitting or lying down, exposing upper arm and shoulder.
Inject no more than 1 mL into the muscle
Landmarks are the acromion process of the scapula and the axillary fold.

P. 722, 723. Avoid using in infants or children who are underweight because of insufficient tissue in the deltoid area.
 

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