Intraosseous access.

  title={Intraosseous access.},
  author={Raemma Paredes Luck and Christopher Haines and Colette C Mull},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  volume={39 4},
BACKGROUND Vascular access is of paramount importance in the care of the critically ill patient. When central or peripheral intravenous access cannot be accomplished in a timely manner, intraosseous access and infusion is a rapid and safe alternative for the delivery of fluids, medications, and blood products. The resurgence of the use of intraosseous access in the 1980s led to the development of new methods and devices that facilitate insertion. OBJECTIVES This article discusses general… CONTINUE READING

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