Insulin instructions

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1 3 4 2 1 2 3 4 5 1 3 5 4 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 HOW TO HANDLE AN INSULIN INJECTION Detailed Instructions for Novice/Expert Users TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION ………………………………………………………………………………………………. Page 2 LIST OF REQUIRED MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT…………………………………………………. . Page 3 SECTION I: SAFETY PRECAUTIONS BEFORE GETTING STARTED ………………………………. . Page 4 SECTION II: HOW TO TRANFER MEDICATION INTO SYRINGE ……………………………………. Page 5 SECTION III: CHOOSING THE BODY SITE FOR INJECTION …………………………………………. Page 7 SECTION IV: HOW TO MINIMIZE PAIN WHILE INJECTING INSULIN ………. .……………………. Page 8 SECTION V: HOW TO INJECT MEDICATION INTO THE BODY ……………………………………… Page 9 SECTION VI: HOW TO SAFELY DISPOSE OFF USED MATERIALS ………………………………… Page 11 REFERENCES ………………………………………………………………………………………. .…………. Page 12 How to administer an Insulin Injection Introduction: How to administer an insulin injection contains detailed information about safely handling an insulin injection. The instructions are designed for patients suffering from type 1 diabetes. 1
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The method is subcutaneous injection which means that the injection goes directly into the subcutis (a layer below the epidermis and the dermis, known together as the cutis). Aim: Following these instructions, users should be able to: o Transfer the medication from a vial into an injection o Choose the site of injection o Learn how to minimize the pain in the process of injection o Inject medication into the body o Safely dispose off the materials after using In addition to the above, users would also gain necessary information about the sterility and health precautions. Assumptions about the reader:
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2010 for the course BIOLOGY 543 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '10 term at Windsor.

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