Study of placing a second intravenous line in trauma.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE We evaluated the benefit of emergency medical services providers' placing a second intravenous (IV) line in the prehospital trauma setting. Our hypothesis was that the placement of a second IV catheter in trauma does not result in an improvement in heart rate, blood pressure, rehospitalizaton rate, or 30-day mortality. METHODS A retrospective… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/10903127.2010.545612

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