Shoulder Injuries Related to Vaccine Administration

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Many pharmacists across Australia are currently administering vaccines. Shoulder
injury related to vaccine administration (SIRVA) is a very rare iatrogenic condition
causally linked to improper vaccine delivery. All vaccinators, including
pharmacists should be knowledgeable about this largely preventable condition. This article provides current evidence based information on SIRVA and how to
prevent its occurrence.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-68
Number of pages9
JournalAustralian Pharmacist
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2022


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