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For obese patient, pinch skin at site and inject needle at 90-degree angle below tissue fold.

Rationale: Obese patients have fatty layer of tissue above subcutaneous layer.25 ~ Mosbys Nursing Skills

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Q: What injection site is most appropriate for a subcutaneous injection for a patient with cachexia and little peripheral subcutaneous tissue?
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