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Difficult Intravenous Access (DIVA) Score of Yen et al

Purpose:

To evaluate a pediatric patient for difficult intravenous access using the DIVA score of Yen et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

other testing, complications, options, administration, failure handling and therapy escalation

ICD-10:

I98

Description:

Yen et al developed the Difficult Intravenous Access (DIVA) score to identify a pediatric patient who may be difficult to have intravenous access. The authors are from the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital of Milwaukee.

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