IO Access Via The Sternum | WWJD 12/6/12

This week I had a question about how and why you would obtain IO access via the sternum in an adult. I gave my take on it as well showed a video of it being done. Remember, not all EMS system allow adult IO access and those that do don’t always approve it being on the sternum or manubrium. It can depend on approved devices as well as specific patient statuses. Take a look at the video below and post your comments below. Let me know what device you use and what IO landmarks your approved to access.

Here is a link to the full IO video I showed. 

Click here to see the IO resource mentioned in the video.

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