• A Quest for Better Strategy in Pediatric Intraosseous Placement Using Radiographic Measurements in Patients Younger Than 2 Years

    13 days ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Intraosseous needles are used to obtain vascular access in pediatric patients during emergent situations. Recent literature has raised concern about high rates of IO malposition in younger children. Despite the widespread use of IO access in the pediatric population, there is scarce evidence regarding the ideal needle length or optimal access site. This study uses a radiographic approach to determine the appropriate IO needle length and access site to minimize the risk of malposition in children younger than 2 years. Radiographs of the lower extremities were obtained from the electronic...
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