Preferred techniques of rapid fluid resuscitation as reported by participants. The majority of respondents reported preference for the ‘disconnect-reconnect’ technique of fluid bolusing. The next most commonly cited preference was the ‘push-pull’ technique, and 8/48 participants reported preference for a regular infusion pump – an unacceptable means of delivering a fluid bolus in a resuscitation scenario. Legend: gray, Pressure bag; red, Disconnect-Reconnect technique; green, Push-Pull technique; violet, Regular infusion pump; blue, Don’t know/no answer; orange, More than one preferred technique.
Harvey et al. BMC Emergency Medicine 2013 13:14 doi:10.1186/1471-227X-13-14