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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
Last updated on April 15th, 2020
 
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