Just like receiving an IV in a hospital, there are several complications that exist when it comes to getting an IV in an ambulance. EMTs are already having to deal with rolling veins, but they are also dealing with IV complications such as:
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Whatever the reason you may find yourself in an ambulance, it is important to remain calm throughout the process. If you are the patient, do what is asked of you during the process if you can. If you are riding along with a loved one, be sure to provide the EMT staff with all the information they are seeking.
EMTs are always there to help you. They are highly trained to act quick, work in high pressure scenarios, and know what to do in many emergency situations.