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bodhisattvya
Algorithm for difficult perip. IV access?

I had seen an ACLS-type algorithm that I believe was published in one of the British Medical Journals a couple of years back regarding the steps one should take as far as obtaining a peripheral site in a pt. with poor peripheral access. Unfortunately, I can't seem to find it when using the search function of Google, et al. Anyone know what I am talking about & either have a link or a copy of said algorithm? Thank you in advance.

Toby S.Knight-Meigs, RN,RRT,EMT-P

ED/ICU Staff Nurse

Lower Umpqua Hospital

Reedsport,OR