The Southcoast Hospitals Group, Fall River, MA (Dr Goodspeed); and University of Pittsburgh, PA (Dr Lee).
Corresponding Author: Ron Goodspeed, MD, MPH, 875 Pequot Avenue, New London, CT 06320 (email@example.com)
Editor's Note: “What If … You're starting an IV and the catheter breaks off in the vein?” is being reprinted with permission from R. Goodspeed and B. Lee. What if … Survival Guide for Physicians. Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Co.; Spring 2007, pp. 77–78. Copyright F. A. Davis Co. This title is also available for purchase at www.fadavis.com.