Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Tools for Device Selection

  • The Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters in pediatrics: miniMAGIC.

-Article that provides further details and considerations for device selection in children. Provides a detailed device selection algorithm for use in neonates, infants and children/adolescent. For more information, see:

  • Vessel Health Preservation

-Publication outlining the vessel health preservation framework. Details on the use of ultrasound, assessment, and device selection. For more information, see:

Chronic Disease
Assessment and Device Selection for Vascular Access
Sample Tools