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Format: 04/23/2014
Format: 04/23/2014


KDKA-AM and Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Bone drills to replace IVs in certain emergency situations

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

By June, Pittsburgh paramedics will be equipped to treat both children and adults with collapsed veins using a unique drill that enables them to place an IV in the patient's bone.

Allegheny General Hospital in the North Side bought the drills for the rescue companies it commands in 2005. Robert Rathi, a spokesman for West Penn Allegheny Health System, said the drills have been a "tremendous success."


To read more, visit the Tribune-Review web site.



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