Figure 1.

The ‘disconnect-reconnect’ technique for rapid fluid resuscitation. This method involves (1) connecting a fluid filled syringe to the IV extension tubing, (2) administering the fluid manually, and then (3) disconnecting the empty syringe, thus allowing for connection of another ready syringe that has been filled with fluid by an assistant, and repeating until fluid delivery is completed.

Harvey et al. BMC Emergency Medicine 2013 13:14   doi:10.1186/1471-227X-13-14
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