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Re: [IPk] Injection sites...



I learnt injection technique using an orange nearly 21 years ago.
Being a 7 year old at the time, I think it was probably the sensible
option!

On 26/04/2011, Helene & Colin Shaw <email @ redacted> wrote:
> I thought it was an urban myth that people are taught to inject using
> oranges.  I was taught to use my thigh (oh, my poor little innocent thighs).
> Were people really taught with oranges?
>
> If your story below is true, then that would be Darwin's Natural Selection
> coming into play.  Weeding out the stupid.
>
> Helene.
>
> A friend of mine who's a medical student just told me this true story:
>>
>> There was a patient who couldn't keep their blood glucose under control,
>> so she was asked to demonstrate how she took her insulin. Yes, you guessed
>>
>> it. The orange was STILL getting the injections....
>>
>> Words fail me!!!
> .
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