Modified new approaches for rapid intravenous access.

@article{Simon1987ModifiedNA,
  title={Modified new approaches for rapid intravenous access.},
  author={Robert R. Simon and Jerome R. Hoffman and Matthew Smith},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={1987},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={44-9}
}
We studied the venous system at the groin, ankle, and antecubital area in relationship to easily palpable or visible surface landmarks, and developed new approaches or modifications of existing approaches to localize the saphenous vein at the groin, ankle, and the basilic vein in the antecubital area. A prospective crossover study comparing these new cutdown techniques with the most commonly described traditional techniques was performed, using inexperienced medical personnel. They were divided… CONTINUE READING