How to prevent pain and bruising when administering subcutaneous heparin injections?

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Hello, I am writing a paper that is about the question stated above. one of the files i uploading including the rubric for the paper itself. it is to be a minimum of 8-9 paragraphs and then references, all in APA style. my approved quantitative research article I chose is uploaded and called Comparison of 3 methods to prevent pain and bruising after subq heparin administration (uploaded for references). The rest of the articles uploaded are just other reference articles that you could use throughout the paper that i found. The book that we are using is called Understanding Nursing Research: building an evidence-based practice by: Susan K. Grove. Also the last file i uploaded is the PICO worksheet which explains itself and has to have a question in the opening paragraph of the paper. No set page requirements just need at least 8 paragraphs including everything that is stated in the rubric that i uploaded.

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Preventing Pain and Bruising With Heparin Injections
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It is worth noting that heparin is a drug that is utilized to aid stop blood from clotting.
When heparin is injected, it goes into the layer of fat under the skin and this makes it possible for
the drug to be released slowly into the body. However, injection of heparin may result in bruising
as well as pain and this occurs especially at the site where the needle goes in. It, therefore,
becomes of great significance for health care providers to consider strategies that can reduce pain
and bruise. The following paragraphs revolve around identifying how to prevent pain and
bruising when administering subcutaneous heparin injections.
Preventing Pain and Bruising with Heparin Injections
For a long time, there have been focused efforts to decrease the number of deep venous
emboli (DVT) among hospitalized patients. Because of this, administering subcutaneous
medications, for instance, Heparin has emerged as an increasingly frequent task for nurses in
acute settings. As effective as Heparin is, the administration, which is by subcutaneous injection,
frequently causes unpleasant side effects. This has led to many physicians to focus on identifying
strategies that revolve around recognizing how pain and bruising can be prevented when
administering subcutaneous heparin injections. When it comes to the side effects of heparin
injection, bruising, injection site pains, as well as hematoma are the most common; occurring
approximately 69% of the time. Various studies have established that subcutaneous heparin
injection can be performed in certain dosages based highly on the medical condition of the
patient, weight, as well as response to treatment method. Preventing pain and bruising associated
with subcutaneous injec...

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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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