bevel up or down for im injection?Advertisement
Best Answer: it depends on what sort of injection you're giving. if it's an injection that's going right under the surface of the skin, like a TB skin test, the bevel is up (& the needle is almost parallel to the skin). if you're giving an IM or SQ injection, i don't think it matters ... - read more
Intradermal injections: traditional bevel up versus bevel down. Tarnow K, King N. ... After second injection, each reported which was better. Most of the time (82%), a wheal was produced. Leaking or bleeding occurred a fourth of the time. - read more
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