Tag: IO

The Humeral Intraosseous Line

By Dr. Sterling When compared to the proximal tibia site, the humeral site may provide a 5x greater flow rate. Indications: Emergent vascular access needed Peripheral IV access cannot be quickly obtained Consider for RSI, cardiac arrest, septic shock, hypotension Contraindications…

Morning Report: 8/10/2012

Today we have a morning report from Dr. Auerbach with a review of intraosseous access! IO: Can I administer fluid rapidly? (up to 42ml/minute!) IO vs IV? Same time for medications to reach central circulation Same delivery rate of fluid…

Morning Report: 6/25/2012

We’re back with all new Morning Report’s this week. Today’s is a review of IO access courtesy of Dr. Guy, so check it out!   Intraosseous Vascular Access History Sweden 1922 World war II 1944 1980 used in India for…