Hypodermic Injections




Subcutaneous Injections

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A subcutaneous injection is administered as a bolus into the subcutis, the layer of skin directly below the dermis and epidermis, collectively referred to as the cutis. Subcutaneous injections are highly effective in administering vaccines and such medications as insulin.

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How to administer a subcutaneous injection

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