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Intraosseus access simulation: the Crunchie solution
  1. Elizabeth D Bateman1,
  2. Antony Bateman2
  1. 1Emergency Department, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich, London, UK
  2. 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medway Maritime Hospital, Gillingham, Kent, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Elizabeth D Bateman, Emergency Department, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Blackshaw Road, Woolwich, London SW17 0QT, UK; elizabeth.bateman1{at}

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Rose and Reynolds1 offered a recipe for pasta in jelly as simulation of ultrasound-guided vascular access. May we add to the Emergency Medicine Journal cookbook with this suggestion for intraosseus access simulation for training purposes:

Take up to one Crunchie bar per trainee (leave …

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