This was a prospective surveillance study to investigate reports on the safety and frequency of use of intraosseous (IO) access in neonates.

Within this surveillance study, IO access in neonates was feasible and safe. IO access is an important alternative for vascular access in neonates.

Authors : Eva Schwindt1 , Daniel Pfeiffer2 , Delphina Gomes2 , Sebastian Brenner3 , Jens-Christian Schwindt4 , Florian Hoffmann2 and Martin Olivieri2

1 Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Neonatology, Pediatric Intensive Care and Neuropediatrics, Comprehensive Center for Pediatrics, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria,

2 Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Munich, Germany,

3 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Pediatrics Intensive Care, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany,

4 Pediatric Working Group, Austrian Resuscitation Council, Graz, Austria

Schwindt E, Pfeiffer D, Gomes D, Brenner S, Schwindt J-C, Hoffmann F and Olivieri M (2022) Intraosseous access in neonates is feasible and safe – An analysis of a prospective nationwide surveillance study in Germany.

Front. Pediatr. 10:952632. doi: 10.3389/fped.2022.952632