Is the ventrogluteal site suitable for intramuscular injections in children under the age of three?


Gunes U. Y. , CEYLAN B., BAYINDIR P.

JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING, cilt.72, ss.127-134, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 72 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/jan.12813
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.127-134

Özet

Aim. This study was conducted to determine whether the ventrogluteal site could be used for intramuscular injections in children under the age of 3 and to compare the subcutaneous and muscle layer thickness at the anterolateral, deltoid and ventrogluteal site in the different age groups and in both sexes.