Ultrasound Guidance for Intravenous Cannulation in Emergency Department Patients.
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A randomized trial of the use of ultrasound by emergency physicians in the placement of intravenous catheters in emergency patients who are found to have difficult intravenous access (defined as two failed attempts by nursing staff).
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
patients requiring an IV in the emergency department and who have two failed attempts by nursing staff