IV Cannulas

Equipment for Cannulation



    • Equipment Required for Inserting IV Cannulas

    • Gloves
    • Dressing pack
    • Tourniquet - disposable or single patient use
    • Alcohol swabs
    • 1% Lignocaine (if appropriate)
    • Cannula - choose the appropriate size as below
    • Bung
    • Flush - 10mL 0.9% NaCl in a syringe
    • 10-20mL Syringe (if you also want to take blood)
    • Dressing - sterile transparent occlusive dressing, strips to fasten the IVC
    • Backup Plan - e.g gauze squares and tape
    • Sharps disposal bin close by
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