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Intraosseous access in infant resuscitation
  1. ROSS FISHER, Specialist Registrar, Paediatric Surgery
  1. DYLAN PROSSER, Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist
  1. Royal Bristol Hospital for Sick Children
  2. St Michael's Hill
  3. Bristol BS2 8BJ, UK

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Editor,—We believe that intraosseous access to the circulation in infant resuscitation is undervalued and therefore under utilised.

Intraosseous cannulation is a simple and effective technique that can be performed both quickly and safely in resuscitation.1-4There have been relatively few complications reported with this technique.5

In a laboratory study, we compared the average flow rates through a range of intravenous cannulae with …

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