The experienced pediatric nurse is teaching a new nursing
student about injections in the pediatric population. Which statement by the
student would indicate that teaching was effective?
1. Intramuscular (IM) injections in infants are absorbed
slowly. 2. Children experience rapid absorption of IM medications. 3. IM
injections are encouraged due to their predictable absorption rate. 4. Strong
muscle contractions result in delayed absorption of IM medication.