Any fluids or medications that can be administered by IV can also be administered by FASTResponder IO. As an accepted standard of care and treatment modality, IO infusion is endorsed by the American Heart Association, Advanced Trauma Life Support, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support courses, as well as the European Resuscitation Council. IO is also taught as part of military medicine training and Tactical Combat Casualty Care guidelines.
The FASTResponder gives the caregiver confidence. Other devices that require needle insertion into the tibia can be difficult. The Sternal notch is the simplest IO site to locate. The FASTResponder design facilitates easiest site location.
The FASTResponder is consistent. It features automatic depth control and inserts consistently 6mm into the manubrium without question of over or under penetration often experienced in the long bones such as the tibia.
The FASTResponder is a simple process to learn, use and remember. Simply push down and pull up and there is no need for batteries and no needle sizes.
The FASTResponder is an all in one IO solution. There is no need for additional tools, accessories, or pre-use incision utilized with other products.
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