Oh, icky! Yuck! WEIRD feeling!!

  1. I put in my first intraosseous this morning. Man, that felt weird! I've taken PALS many times but in the beginning that was a doc-only job. Luckily I had the medic standing next to me talking me through it, 'cause baby legs are way different than chicken legs!
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  2. 27 Comments

  3. by   SharonH, RN
    Off topic: LOVE your siggy line!!!!
  4. by   sirI
    Impressive, TazziRN. Proud of and for you!!!!

    Yes, it is an amazing experience.
  5. by   AliRae
    I've only ever done it on the dolls (we don't even get chicken legs!) in PALS, and I've had 2 kids with them. I did take one out, and the feeling of that was enough to make me NEVER want to put one it. Kudos on doing that! (Is the kiddo okay?)
  6. by   JentheRN05
    Awesome! I didn't know they did this (or that I could do this!) wow. I wouldn't WANT to, mostly because I'm not in anyway a peds nurse and wouldn't handle this well.
  7. by   JeanettePNP
    So what does it feel like? A crunch?
  8. by   nurseangel47
    Hate to sound stupid, here but what is an intraosseous?
  9. by   ewattsjt
    Quote from nurseangel47
    Hate to sound stupid, here but what is an intraosseous?
    It's infusion directly into the bone marrow.
  10. by   EricJRN
    Good job, Tazzi! IO's are definitely a unique experience.
  11. by   nurseangel47
    Thanks for answering my query, ewattsjt.
  12. by   TazziRN
    Kiddo came in CPR in progress. Didn't make it, long down time.
  13. by   erichRN
    I've done chicken legs, but never a real one. In what way are they different?
  14. by   TazziRN
    Just feels way weirder.

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