Are You Accidentally Inducing Hypothermia?

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Any kid who has ever drank a Slurpee too fast on a warm day, and found themselves shivering and chilled, knows that cold fluids can be remarkably effective at cooling the human body. I had this lesson … [Read more...]

Six Techniques To Nail The IV Every Time

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Did you get the IV? Sometimes it seems like your performance on the whole call can be reduced to the success or failure of the IV start. Rarely does the successful treatment of the patient hinge on a … [Read more...]

4 Sloppy IV Mistakes You Should Avoid

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One of the nice perks I've found to blogging is that every now and thenĀ I get to rant. This piece might fit into that rant category. Not necessarily the full blown, foot stompin', leave the caps lock … [Read more...]