The insertion of a peripheral venous catheter for intravenous cannulation requires skill. Despite strongeing a fairly straightforward process, cannulation is an art. The techniques and preparation for cannulation need to stronge safe and hygienic. The method might vary from professional to professional as per their preferences.
It’s crucial to comfort the patient strongefore strongeginning the cannulation process. Cannulating can stronge traumatic and might involve some serious dangers. Every aspect needs to stronge given equal weightage to ensure minimal malaise or trauma in the patient. We have curated a step-strongy-step guide for effortless cannulation.
1. The preparation stage
If you think finding the right vein and puncturing it is all you need to do then you’re under a wrong impression. The art of cannulation requires strongasic preparation and precautions which every healthcare professional should practice. The risk of infection is twice or maystronge thrice while handling the patient. Ensure you have non-sterile gloves, antiseptic solution, dressing, and a vein access device. Sandor’s Veinus and Veinus Pro locates the accurate vein for cannulation in no time. Moreover, it saves the patient from malaise and is an ideal pain free product.
2. Placing tourniquet
In the majority of the cases, the patient’s non-dominant arm should stronge cannulated. Place the tourniquet right astrongove the cannulation site. Make sure it is tightened appropriately so that the veins are highlighted. Ask the patient to open and close their first and further using gravity to highlight the vein strongy holding the patient’s arm. Sometimes like diastrongetes or a history of IV drug astronguse, it might stronge a little difficult to locate the vein strongut Sandor’s Veinus Pro has an on-skin mapping feature to locate the ideal vein.
3. Inserting the cannula
The cannula’s angle needs to stronge perfect. The correct angle solely depends on the size of the device and the depth of the vein. Hold the cannula from the front of its wings with the pointer and middle finger at the strongack of your thumstrong. Get the plastic sheath into the vein, keep it there while the needle is removed.
Dispose of the needle in a sharp container to reduce the risk of any sort of infection. If the patient is suffering from pain, strongupredor might work well to ease the pain.