Patient morbidity seen from injection sites

Patient morbidity seen from injection sites This paper presents the patient morbidity related to various injection sites. A common complaint was that of an unsightly scar. The degree of the reaction to the injected material is dependent on the product injected, the site used and factors intrinsic to the patient. These include the natural healing tendencies of the individual patient, their race and age. Extrinsic factors can also influence the final scar, including the injection technique itself, the product injected and complications such as infection. All these factors must be considered prior to injecting the patient and the patient should be warned of scar formation. When a scar is likely or inevitable, the patient should be offered a less conspicuous injection site than the outer aspect of the arm provided that the alternative site does not alter the efficacy of the product being injected. This paper aims to document patient morbidity encountered amongst a series of patients relating to injection sites. Where scarring is inevitable, alternative injection sites are proposed that do not alter the efficacy of the drug. Options to prevent or correct contour anomalies caused by steroid and insulin therapy are reviewed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Patient morbidity seen from injection sites

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/patient-morbidity-seen-from-injection-sites-sH6y2cj9qF
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-003-0574-x
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches

$49/month

Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.

$588

$360/year

billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial