Posted: June 26th, 2017
Mrs. Simon is obese. When administering a subcutaneous injection to an obese patient, it is best for the nurse to:
a Inject needle at a 15 degree angle’ over the stretched skin of the client
b. Pinch skin at the Injection site and use airlock technique
c. Pull skin of patient down to administer the drug in a Z track
d. Spread skin or pinch at the injection site and inject needle at a 45-90 degree angle
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