Equipment 8-414 - Intraosseous (IO) Needle

Polk, Hickory, Cedar, & St Clair EMS Protocols


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Change Log:

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Description of change
01/08/15pdfMoved Protocol 8-100 (EZ-IO) to this location and removed 8-100.
07/23/19pdfClarified locations of IO insertion.
07/04/20Renumbered the section to allow for future additions.
08/07/20pdfAdded content (without substantive modification) from old Section 8-135 - Intraosseous (IO) Needle.
02/22/21pdfAdded comment from AHA 2020 recommendation that IV access is preferred over IO in all situations.
06/11/21pdfMoved to emsprotocols.online

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