Position Paper on Intraosseous Vascular Access

October 2009
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2009, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p10
Academic Journal
The article reports that the Infusion Nurses Society called for a national task force of experts to analyze the practice of registered nurses (RNs) setting intraosseous (IO) access devices. It states that the qualified RNs who are skillful in infusion therapy and were educated for the procedure could maintain and get rid of the IO access devices. It mentions that the position paper recognizes IO devices to be an alternative for patients if traditional vascular access could not be incurred.


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