Examination of Subcutaneous Tissue Thickness in the Thigh Site for Intramuscular Injection in Obese Individuals


ZAYBAK A. , Ismailoglu E. G. , Ismailoglu E.

JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE, vol.34, no.9, pp.1657-1662, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.7863/ultra.15.14.09005
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1657-1662

Abstract

Objectives The aim of the study was to investigate the thickness of subcutaneous (SC) tissue in the dorsogluteal and thigh sites in obese adults and its suitability for intramuscular injection using a standard-length needle.