Advice 1: As myself injections in the buttocks

In life there are situations when you need one or more injections, intramuscular injections, and there is no one who would have to do it (the clinic is closed, a person who knows how to do injections no home, urgent need in injections, suppose pain medication in the evening or at the weekend).
This is one way to learn how to do the injection myself.



As myself injections in the buttocks
You will need
  • A syringe, preferably modern, imported (they have needle sharp and thin) from 2.5 to 11 ml, depending on the amount of the drug given to you by your doctor;
  • Cotton balls;
  • Alcohol to treatment 96%;
  • The medicine for injection.
Instruction
1
Doctors recommend to do intramuscular infection in the gluteal muscle (arm muscle mass may be insufficient, and an injection in the thigh is fraught with pulling pain in the leg). The needle in the syringe should be long, you can't use the syringes for intravenous and subcutaneous injections.
Give the injection in the outer upper quadrant
2
Pre-practice in front of a mirror, choosing a comfortable position for you for a prick, do some standing up to someone lying on the hard ground. If you are right handed, the shot will do the right hand, turning back, and hold the left buttock.

In order to help you understand where to go, take a cotton swab, soak it with iodine, and draw on the cheek a cross, dividing it into 4 equal parts (called quadrants). Your goal is the upper outer quadrant (making a shot here, you are the least risk of damage to the sciatic nerve).
3
Now proceed directly to the injection. Wash your hands with soap and water. Wipe a cotton swab with alcohol ampoule. Get out of the box with the medicine blade-scarifier, nodelete tip and a bummer with the help of fleece (some of the vials around the narrow part has a color ring or color point, such ampoules rasp is not necessary, just take and break off the tip). Removed from the syringe needle cap and gaining a bit more of a desired volume of medication.

Tap the body of the syringe, expelling the air bubble up. Slightly pushing on the piston, squeeze the air and let out a little medicine from the needle, bringing the volume in the syringe until needed. The syringe is prepared for injection, close the needle cap.
4
Take position for the shot, wipe the place of injection with a cotton swab dipped in alcohol. Another cotton swab with alcohol prep next. Remove the cap from the needle. Grab the left hand of the buttock in the right quadrant so as to form a thick cushion and confident movement insert the needle deeply into the muscle, holding the syringe perpendicular (the full length of the needle or 3/4). If you insert the needle shallowly, the medicine will not fall completely on purpose quickly, in addition, under the skin can begin inflammation.
5
All, the most important thing you have done, the needle is introduced! Relax, exhale, otherwise tense muscles will not allow you to enter medicine. Holding the syringe barrel with the index and middle fingers, with the thumb press to the plunger rod and slowly inject the medicine. It slowly, otherwise you risk to make a lump at the injection site.
6
After the medication is fully inserted, take your left hand prepared with alcohol and a cotton swab, quickly taking the needle from the skin, press it with a cotton swab the injection site. Hold it for a while.

Close the used syringe needle cap and throw it in the trash.
Note
Never use a syringe again! After injection, immediately throw it away!

Alternate buttocks, do not make two consecutive injections one.
In the left buttock to do a bit inconvenient (you need to unfold with greater amplitude, or hold the syringe with the left hand), but with practice you will succeed!
Useful advice
Many before you insert the needle into the buttock makes a strong slap with his hand over the place of the forthcoming shot. It is believed that in the place of slap leather for some time loses sensitivity and pain as the needle is not felt.

Advice 2 : How to make injection painless

To learn how to do an injections relatives and friends is very important, as sometimes, the injections need to enter several times a day, and walk-in clinic is not possible. Do not be afraid that you can not handle or hurt. If you know the basic rules of administration of drugs intramuscularly and clearly follow them, you will be able to make the injection easy and painless.
How to make injection painless
You will need
  • a syringe;
  • medicine;
  • Vata;
  • - alcohol.
Instruction
1
Buy the syringe. For intramuscular injection is suitable for syringes with long thin needles. Do not use syringes with a short needle, because she might not get to the muscles. When administering medication under the skin, inflammation can occur.
2
Ask the patient to lie down and relax the muscles. This position allows you to enter an injection the most painless. If a person will stand at the time of insertion of the needle of his muscles may involuntarily reduced, which will lead to pain.
3
Determine what you need to do an injection. Mentally divide the buttock into four parts. The injection needs to be done in the extreme upper part. For convenience, mark this place zelenkoj or iodine. This step is the most important in the whole procedure. If you insert the needle in the wrong place you can damage the sciatic nerve, leading to serious complications and pain.
4
Take the vial of medication and tap on its tip. Wipe the tip with a cotton swab moistened with alcohol, then break it using a special nail file.
5
Open the package with a syringe. Without removing the needle and protective cap, slide it over the syringe. Take in one hand a vial of medicine, and tilt. Remove the needle cap and gently draw up the medicine into the syringe.
6
Hold the syringe needle up and tap it with your finger so that any air bubbles have risen. Gently push the plunger of the syringe, displacing the air until, until the tip of the needle does not appear a drop of medication.
7
Treat the injection site with a cotton swab moistened with alcohol. Dramatically insert the needle three quarters. Insert the needle under an angle of 90 degrees, so as not to cause pain. Slowly inject the medication. Press the injection site with cotton swab with alcohol and as abruptly at a right angle, remove the needle.
Note
Follow all procedures carefully pre-washed hands.
Useful advice
If after drug administration was formed lump, put it on a warm heating pad. Purchase at the pharmacy ointment, which helps dissolve lumps and bruises after injections.
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