<< Vascular Access in Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department: Types of Access, Indications, and Complications

Points and Pearls Digest

  • Remember Poiseuille’s law when choosing equipment for intravenous (IV) access. For situations requiring rapid fluid administration, the widest and shortest equipment should be selected.
  • Consider the duration of treatment, indication for treatment, type of solution, vein availability, and patient age when selecting the type and location of access.

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