Obtaining intravenous access in children is often challenging.Devices using the novel technology of near-infrared imaging have been developed and marketed to facilitate intravenous catheter placement and phlebotomy.We review the technology of near-infrared imaging and the evidence for its use in the pediatric emergency population.
- intravenous access
- near-infrared imaging
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Emergency Medicine