During the 7th World Congress of Vascular Access 2022 ( WoCoVA ) in Greece, Dr. R. van Lee, Neonatologist in Amalia Children’s Hospital, Radboudumc – Nijmegen, The Netherlands and active member of the NEVAT, presented an interesting presentation about the possibilities when using ultra sound to place a catheter.
His summary and thoughts:
- 5 R’s
- USG pIV access is feasible also in small children
- Time and team consuming procedure
- Vascular Access Team increases robustness of this service
- Know that parents keenly observe what you accomplish…