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Table 1 Main contraindications of intra-osseous access

From: Use of intra-osseous access in adults: a systematic review

Skin infection at insertion site
Fractured bone
Severe bone diseases
Imperfect osteogenesis
Osteoporosis
Osteomyelitis
Compartment syndrome in target extremity
Prior surgery
Burns
Localized cellulitis at device insertion site
Recent failed intra-osseous attempt in same bone