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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In addition, significant improvements were seen in both performing and teaching peripheral intravenous techniques, central line placement, inserting an intraosseous needle, bag-valve mask ventilation, endotracheal intubation, and chest needle decompression.
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.
were more likely to have an intraosseous needle and Broselow tape and to
The list of essential equipment is excellent, but if epinephrine is "essential," than an intravenous or intraosseous needle should be more than just "strongly recommended" unless there is a new transdermal use for the drug (although it can be administered via an endotracheal tube or via subcutaneous injection).