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How to give an injection of Hydrocortisone

1.  Wash your hands.
2.  Assemble your equipment.

3.  Mix the medication vial by pushing down on top of the vial to release the cork.



4.  Shake the vial to mix the medication solution well.
5.  Use alcohol to clean the rubber stopper on the vial.

6.  Take the cap off the syringe needle and insert the needle into the vial.

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