The reliability of site determination methods in ventrogluteal area injection: A cross-sectional study


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Kaya N., Salmaslioglu A., Terzi B., Turan N., Acunas B.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES, vol.52, no.1, pp.355-360, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2014.07.002
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.355-360
  • Keywords: Geometric method, Intramuscular injection, V method, Ventrogluteal site, ADMINISTERING INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTIONS
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: While administering medication through intramuscular injection, the ventrogluteal site must be used instead of the dorsogluteal site, and it is of great significance to locate the ventrogluteal site correctly.