IV Cannulation Pad Dressing

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Model Number: NH-55673
Brand: Niche Healthcare

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An IV cannula pad dressing is used to secure an intravenous (IV) cannula in place, ensuring that it remains stable and minimizing the risk of infection. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to apply an IV cannula pad dressing:

Materials Needed

  • IV cannula
  • Antiseptic solution (e.g., chlorhexidine or alcohol swabs)
  • Sterile gauze or pad
  • Transparent adhesive dressing (e.g., Tegaderm or IV3000)
  • Adhesive tape
  • Non-sterile gloves
  • Scissors (if needed)

Tips for Best Practices

Use aseptic technique throughout the procedure to minimize the risk of infection.

Avoid touching the insertion site after it has been cleaned.

Ensure the patient is comfortable and that the IV site is not placed in an area that restricts their movement unnecessarily.

Proper application of an IV cannula pad dressing is crucial for patient safety and comfort, as well as for maintaining the integrity of the IV site.


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