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I desire to submit to the profession a simple, rapid and efficient technic for giving hypodermic or intramuscular injections, which will be found peculiarly suitable where a large number of injections are to be given at once. I have used it in giving the antityphoid bacterin treatment to a battalion of infantry and the civilian population of an army post. It has stood the test. There has not been an infected arm as a result, and no patient has shown a temperature above 99 F.
The materials needed are:
The bacterin emulsion.
A glass-barrelled syringe. I use the Sub-Q tuberculin syringe because it is graduated in hundredths of a cubic centimeter and because it is not attacked by iodin as metal is.
Tincture of iodin, U. S. P.; some gauze or cotton.
The technic is as follows: As the men form in line with sleeves rolled up, an assistant, without
WOODBURY FT. TECHNIC FOR HYPODERMIC INJECTIONS. JAMA. 1911;LVI(22):1654. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560220030016
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