This research, aimed to verify whether the use of vascular ultrasonography (VUS) could lead
to better results in the peripheral venous access implementation in children.
Objectives: To compare, regardless of the number of venous puncture attempts, peripheral
venous access obtained in children, according to VUS use or traditional method for peripheral
intravenous catheter (PIC) insertion; assertiveness in the use of PIC in children, defined as
success in the first attempt of puncture and PIC withdrawal according to release of
treatment, related to VUS or traditional method and to describe the influence of VUS on PIC
dwell time and development of local complications related to the use of intravenous therapy