Ultrasound Guided Peripheral IV Insertion

Ultrasound Guided Peripheral IV Insertion

Hypothesis The initial use of ultrasound guidance when indicated for difficult peripheral IV access will reduce the number of attempts required to achieve successful peripheral IV insertion and improve patient care and satisfaction.

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

IV placement using ultrasound guidance vs traditional method

Ultrasound guided IV placement

A Comparison of Traditional Technique Peripheral Intravenous [PIV] Catheter Insertion to the Utilization of Ultrasound Guidance for the Development of a Vein Classification System and Difficult IV Insertion Algorithm. A Prospective Observational Study