Safety of power driven devices for intraosseous access in infantsBMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d4362 (Published 12 July 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d4362
- Ashley Reece, consultant paediatrician1,
- Anthony Cohn, consultant paediatrician1
- 1Department of Paediatrics, Watford General Hospital, Watford, Hertfordshire WD18 0HB, UK
Taylor and Clarke report amputation secondary to compartment syndrome after power driven intraosseous needle insertion in two infants.1 We know of another case; the three children in these cases were all under 2 years old.
To our knowledge, the power assisted …