IV Cannulas
 

Removing a Cannula

 
 
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  • Wash your hands and don gloves.
  • Remove the dressing and any tape surrounding the cannula.
  • Remove the cannula in a steady, fluid motion.
  • Apply pressure to the area using sterile gauze, then place a small dressing (such as a cotton ball) to the area with tape.
Last updated on April 15th, 2020
 
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