You will need
- a syringe;
- - alcohol.
If we are talking about subcutaneous or intramuscular medication can deal with this Amateur. But independent from intravenous injections small children it is better to refrain. People with no experience medical procedures, can easily pierce through a vein, causing pain and harm to the child. For such procedures it is better to visit a doctor or call the home nurse.
Prepare the necessary materials. Besides the medicine, get a syringe. It is better to choose a product with the most thin needle so the injection will be less painful. Also you will need cotton wool or cotton pads, alcohol for disinfection and medical gloves. With the introduction of medication from the vial and stock up on the razor. It will come in handy if you fail to break off the tip from glass packaging. It will be good if you manage to dull any of your relatives to help you.
Wash your hands and put on medical gloves. Then enter the desired amount of medication into the syringe. However, if you pierced with a needle the rubber stopper, it is better to change. After filling the syringe, shake it and squeeze the part of the drug. This is to ensure that the liquid at the introduction did not get air bubbles.
Call the assistant, who must document the child in the desired position. For intramuscular injections is lying on the stomach. Select an injection site and wipe it with cotton wool with alcohol. An injection in the buttock needs to be made in the upper outer lobe. In this place lie the nerves and blood vessels, which is especially dangerous to touch. Carefully insert the needle at a right angle to the buttock. If the child is in the age of reason, try to distract him, for example, viewing the cartoon.
After the introduction of the syringe a little, pull the plunger of the syringe. if the medicine will enter the blood, it means you have hit an artery, and you should change the injection site. If no blood inject the medication. Do it smoothly, the child should not make sudden movements with your assistant. After the introduction of the desired dose, take the needle and clean the wound with alcohol. Can apply to her wool, if fear of bleeding. After the injection reassure the child if he would cry.