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IV Cannulas

Cannula Extravasation



    • Clinical Features

    • Swelling around the site
    • Coolness
    • Pain / tightness
    • Infusion no longer working
    • Causes of Cannula Extravasation

    • Needle out of vein
    • Leakage around the cannula
    • Management

    • Stop the infusion
    • Remove the cannula
    • Elevate the arm
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