Placing an intravenous catheter is often one of the essential first steps in a patient’s care. 60-90% of hospitalized patients receive a peripheral IV — and in most cases, placing it takes more than one attempt.1-3
When getting the stick takes multiple, painful, time-consuming tries, it can also be the start of something else: a series of clinical challenges that put both patient outcomes and operational performance at risk.
Multi-attempt procedures disrupt clinical workflows and slow potentially life-saving interventions.
Every attempt takes up more hospital resources and drives up the cost of the patient’s outcome.
Falling back to a central line can increase the potential for complications and patient mortality.
Every extra stick puts the patient in more pain, priming them to deliver poor satisfaction scores.
To address their DIVA challenges, many hospital teams are turning to ultrasound-guided PIV procedures — an approach that has set a new standard for reducing failure rates.4-6
Thanks to a new generation of portable, hand-held ultrasound devices, more and more clinicians are integrating this technology into their bedside procedures. But without a single-handed vascular access device, bringing ultrasound guidance to PIV procedures has remained a challenge for many clinical teams — until now.
The SonoStik IV Guidewire introducer is the device clinicians and DIVA patients have been waiting for. It puts everything needed for a successful PIV procedure in just one hand — freeing the other for a portable ultrasound.7
This innovative design makes SonoStik an optimal choice for teams that want to achieve gold-standard success rates with their peripheral access procedures. It makes quick, comfortable, and cost-efficient PIV placements possible for even the most challenging procedure.
Right-first-time placement that saves precious time — and potentially a life.
Easy, single-handed management of introducer, catheter, and guidewire.
Quick, first-try sticks that start the patient’s stay with a positive, satisfying experience.
One-person PIV procedures that free up clinical resources to deliver more care.
Our innovative device can be a valuable resource for clinicians and care pathways in multiple hospital departments. See how it can benefit yours.
When a patient arrives at the emergency department, struggling to place a peripheral IV can cause life-threatening delays.
In those critical moments, SonoStik makes it easier than ever to get that urgently needed stick — even when you don’t have time to get the portable ultrasound.
OR time is too valuable to waste with multiple attempts to place a difficult peripheral IV. Every delay costs your patient precious time with the surgical team.
SonoStik turns a frequent pre-op challenge into a consistently efficient step in your perioperative workflow. Find out how it can help keep your prep plan flowing smoothly.
All too often, critically ill patients arrive at the ICU with a central line – and an elevated risk of infection. Replacing that catheter with a peripheral IV is often one of your first priorities.
With SonoStik, that transition is quicker, easier, and more efficient than ever, even in patients with compromised vasculature. Find out how it can help you protect your most at-risk patients.