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Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 1999 Jan;80(1):F74-5.

Intraosseous lines in preterm and full term neonates.

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Department of Paediatrics, Innsbruck University Hospital, Austria.

Abstract

AIM:

To evaluate the use of intraosseous lines for rapid vascular access in primary resuscitation of preterm and full term neonates.

METHODS:

Thirty intraosseous lines were placed in 27 newborns, in whom conventional venous access had failed.

RESULTS:

All the neonates survived the resuscitation procedure, with no long term side effects.

CONCLUSION:

Intraosseous infusion is quick, safe, and effective in compromised neonates.

PMID:
10325819
PMCID:
PMC1720869
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