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Cannula Extravasation

 
 
 
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Overview

  • 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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