Intraosseous infusion has been documented for many decades to be a safe, fast, and effective method of fluid and medication administration. Complications are infrequent and the benefits generally far outweight the risks. Described in this article are: anatomic considerations, absorption, indications, complications, use in cardiopulmonary arrest, and insertion techniques.
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MA Miccolo; Intraosseous infusion. Crit Care Nurse 1 November 1990; 10 (10): 35–47. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ccn19126.96.36.199
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