David Geffen School Of Medicine @ UCLA
Prehospital Care Research Forum
UCLA Center
for Prehospital Care

“Intraosseous versus intravenous vascular access during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a randomized controlled trial” study discussion by David Page, Jon Studnek.

What route of vascular access do you prefer during a cardiac arrest? IV or IO?

What do you think your first attempt success rate at obtaining IV/IO access is during an out of hospital cardiac arrest? Listen to Dr. Studnek discuss the methods and procedures for this research paper he co-authored. The article was published in Annals of Emergency Medical in December 2011.  

Article : Reades, Rosalyn, Jonathan R. Studnek, Steven Vandeventer, and John Garrett. "Intraosseous Versus Intravenous Vascular Access During Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized Controlled Trial." Annals of Emergency Medicine (2011): n. pag. Print.

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Speakers:David Page, MS, NREMT-PJon Studnek, PhD, NREMT-P