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kratz
PIVO from Velano vascular

A nurse in our emergency room has asked me to look into this device, PIVO from Velano vasular . Is anyone out there using this device to draw labs off of already existing peripheral IV catheters? If so, could you give my your opinion.

lynncrni
I am a consultant for this

I am a consultant for this company. There several hospitals from Intermountain Health in the Utah area that have been using PIVO for a long time. There numbers are well into the hundreds of thousands by now. There is also several published studies on outcomes with its use. 

Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., NPD-BC, CRNI

Lynn Hadaway Associates, Inc.

PO Box 10

Milner, GA 30257

Website http://www.hadawayassociates.com

Office Phone 770-358-7861

maggiemae
PIVO

I am also looking at the Pivo vascular accessing device for blood draws.  How small of an angiocath can this device work?

lynncrni
Currently, it is designed for

Currently, it is designed for 20 and 22 g short PIVs I think. 

Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., NPD-BC, CRNI

Lynn Hadaway Associates, Inc.

PO Box 10

Milner, GA 30257

Website http://www.hadawayassociates.com

Office Phone 770-358-7861

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