How many lumens do you actually need in the real world? 

Is a single lumen enough?

How much more flow can I get from a pressure bag?

What’s the optimal way to set up line access?


Copy of the powerpoint.

Selected readings:

An In Vitro Assessment of the Efficacy of Various

IV Cannulas for the Rapid IV Fluid Administration

Mineto Kamata, MD1; Hina Walia, MBBS2; Mumin Hakim, MBBS2; Dmitry Tumin, PhD2;

Joseph D. Tobias, MD

Double-barrelled resuscitation: A feasibility and simulation study of dual-intraosseous needles into a single humerus Matthew J. Douma a,1,*, Gurpaul S. Bara b,1, Domhnall O’Dochartaigh c,1, Peter G. Brindley d,1 a Trauma and Emergency Services, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada T5H3V9 b Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada c Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society, Edmonton, Canada d Neurosciences Intensive Care, Alberta, Canada



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