Ultrasound guided cannulation for peripheral venous insertion is a well-established methodology. However, there has never been a systematic review completed to synthesize evidence within the pediatric population. The current systematic review and meta-analysis was completed to compare the efficacy and safety profile of ultrasound guided peripheral cannulation against the conventional palpation technique within pediatric patients.

Xiulan Ye and Ming Li

Department of Pediatric, The Hospital Subordinate to Qin Hai University, Xi Ning, China

Journal of Perinatology