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Injecting Process

Tips for making injections less
painful include:

Keeping injectable therapy
in use, at room temperature
(66,67)

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Using needles of shorter length
and smaller diameter (157)

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Using a new needle at each
injection (5,6,17,36,68)

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Insert the needle in a quick
smooth movement through
the skin at 90 degree angle to the skin surface(69)

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Inject slowly and ensure that
the plunger (syringe) or thumb
button (pen) has been fully
depressed (69)

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