intraosseous needle

intraosseous needle

a long needle with internal trochar attached to a handle, which allows cannulation of the bone marrow for intraosseous infusion, often used in pediatric emergencies when no other venous access is available.
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We report the successful management of a five-year-old child with severe diabetic ketoacidosis with dehydration, who received his initial resuscitative fluids and a continuous infusion of insulin via an intraosseous needle.
Osteomyelitis at the injection site of adrenalin through an intraosseous needle in a 3-month-old infant.
In addition to donating over $100,000 worth of supplies, Vidacare is establishing a fund in collaboration with Project Hope to support the ongoing purchase of discounted intraosseous needles for Haitian clinicians once the initial gift is depleted.