Skin Preparation

Skin Preparation:

Before administering an injection (intramuscular, subcutaneous, or intradermal), the skin should be cleansed.

1. Start in centre of injection site.

2. Work in a circular motion, to the outer aspect, away from the injection site.

3. Using friction, cleanse the skin at the intended site of injection with an alcohol swab (70% isopropyl).

4. Allow to air dry.