INFUSIONS OF BLOOD AND OTHER FLUIDS VIA THE BONE MARROW: APPLICATION IN PEDIATRICS

@inproceedings{Tocantins1941INFUSIONSOB,
  title={INFUSIONS OF BLOOD AND OTHER FLUIDS VIA THE BONE MARROW: APPLICATION IN PEDIATRICS},
  author={Leandro M. Tocantins and John F. O'neill and Howard W. Jones},
  year={1941}
}
Substances injected into the marrow cavity are rapidly taken up,1apparently unchanged, into the general circulation.2The problem of administering fluids to infants is a difficult one, especially when rapid absorption is desired. The two main routes available, aside from the peripheral veins themselves, are the superior longitudinal sinus, reached through the anterior fontanel, and the peritoneal cavity. The infusion of substances through the anterior fontanel, unless in skilled hands, is… CONTINUE READING

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