We are considering adopting such devices and are interested in hearng about your hospital's experience with powered IO access devices like the EZ IO in children and teens--if you are using them, how do you feel they compare to the manually placed IOs in ease/ success/complications/pain? Are they deployed throughout the hospital (code teams, ICUs, EDs, etc) or just at one site? Approx. how long have you had it and how many times has it been used? Do you use them exclusively or have both available? Were there any issues in training or maintenance of the equipment--did they mysteriously disappear? Thanks for your response.
Frances M. Nadel, MD, MSCE
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Emergency Medicine
34th & Civic Center Blvd.
Phila, PA 19140
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