JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING, vol.58, no.6, pp.552-556, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING
empirical research report, intramuscular injection, needle length, nursing, obesity, subcutaneous tissue, ultrasound
Aim. This paper is a report of a study to measure subcutaneous tissue thickness at the dorsogluteal and ventrogluteal sites and to determine optimal needle length for dorsogluteal and ventrogluteal intramuscular injections in adults with a body mass index of more than 24.9 kg/m(2).