What is a hot shot
Hot shot, first and foremost, is the individual response of each patient for intravenous administration of the drug "calcium Chloride" ink-jet method. Often hot feeling in the body called medicine, which contains organic and inorganic salts involved in the regulation of neuromuscular transmission in the human body. Typically, calcium chloride is appointed in inflammatory processes, calcium deficiency, and allergic or skin diseases.
The injection of calcium chloride is performed intramuscular or intravenous injection to be carried out very carefully.
With the introduction of this drug must select a vein of sufficient diameter, otherwise the patient may develop thrombophlebitis caused by chemical burns of the delicate inner lining of the vein. In case of contact with hot injections under the skin there is a great risk of necrosis of the subcutaneous fat with subsequent suppuration and surgical interference. Also a feeling of warmth may occur with rapid intramuscular injection of magnesium sulfate or calcium gluconate.
The purpose of the hot injection and how it works
Hot shot because of its possible complications can be done exclusively in large accumulations of muscle tissue. Most often it is administered in the upper outer quadrant of the gluteus Maximus, in the process making sure that the syringe needle did not hit a blood vessel. Usually, injections of calcium chloride shall appoint only experienced and qualified doctor, because together with them in the body gets the calcium, magnesium (especially in the preparation of magnesia), sulfate and chloride affect the permeability of the vessel walls, contraction of the heart, blood clotting and the transmission of neuromuscular impulses.
Due to possible complications, preparations of calcium chloride in any form, and route of administration are appointed under strict indications.
The application of the hot injection, it is advisable in the treatment of dermatitis, bronchial asthma, skin diseases, inflammation and mild asthma allergies. At the time of the injection, the doctor must carefully monitor the patient and after it. A feeling of warmth or heat, caused by the introduction of calcium chloride, disappears quite quickly. When properly executed the procedure, the patient does not feel pain, discomfort and other unpleasant feelings.