IV Cannula Insertion

As in other illnesses, cancer therapy may also involve infusing medication into a vein. This is nothing but intravenous or IV treatment. You can get chemotherapy, antibiotics, blood transfusions, and other fluids though a catheter equipped with a fine needle. For prolonged infusions, the cannula can be left for 2 to 3 days.

 

The Method

IV Cannula Insertion

Cannula is numbered according to the size. The part is cleaned and antiseptic is applied, vein is identified and the cannula is inserted, the cannula is inserted to the IV sets

 

Preparation

The cannula stand is brought into the patient’s room. The area where the cannula is to inserted may be washed and sterilized.