A jet injector is a medical device used for vaccination that uses a high-pressure, narrow stream of fluid to penetrate the skin instead of a needle. Jet injectors may be powered by compressed gas or springs. The devices were invented in the 1960s and were used successfully in mass vaccination efforts to prevent smallpox and… Continue reading What is a jet injector and how is it used for vaccination?
Intramuscular injections are a common practice in modern medicine. They are used to deliver drugs and vaccines. Several drugs and almost all injectable vaccines are delivered this way. Intramuscular injections are used when other types of delivery methods aren’t recommended. These include: • oral (swallowed into the stomach) • intravenous (injected into the vein) •… Continue reading What are Intramuscular Injections Used for?