More Intraosseous Device Info

From Medgadget:

The FAST1® Intraosseous Infusion System is the fastest, most reliable and safe alternative to conventional intravenous and central lines. When every second counts, FAST1® offers lifesaving vascular access for fluid and drug infusion in shock and trauma victims. FAST1® Intraosseous Infusion System is the fastest route to get drugs to the heart — less than 30 seconds — and in higher concentrations than other IO options. With everything you need in a self-contained, lightweight package.FAST1® is an innovative leap forward in resuscitation and critical patient care. The only sternal IO option available, FAST1® has been adopted by emergency medical services, hospitals and military medical units worldwide.

  • Delivers drugs to the heart 2 – 3 times faster than tibial IO
  • Fastest route to the heart of any vascular access device, including IV
  • Precise placement, every time
  • Automatic depth control for safety of delivery above the lungs and heart
  • Simplicity of use
  • Sterile, single-use product, completely disposable, with no risk of cross-contamination
  • Soft, low-profile, flexible, secure tubing
  • Sleek, lightweight design allows portability in medic’s packs
  • Of note, by accessing the IO route through the manubrium there is no interference with chest compressions during CPR.

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