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BACKGROUND Intraosseous infusion (IOI) is recommended when intravenous access cannot be readily established in both pediatric and adult resuscitation. We evaluated the current use of IOI in Danish emergency departments (EDs). METHODS An online questionnaire was e-mailed to the Heads of Department of the twenty EDs currently established in Denmark. The(More)
Results Overall response rate was 95% (n = 19). Of the responding Danish emergency departments 74% (n = 14) have intraosseous devices. Despite this 33% (n = 6) of the departments did not use intraosseous devices at all and in 68% (n = 13) it was used infrequently. In 47% (n = 9) of the departments there had never been any training sessions in the use of(More)
Background Intraosseous infusion (IOI) is recommended when intravenous access cannot be readily established in resuscitation. There has been debate as to whether which anatomic site should be preferred for IOI. Although success and flow rates in e.g. proximal tibia compared with proximal humerus are not significant different some stress that the tibia(More)
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