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Intravenous Cannulation

Intravenous Cannulation

  • Size : 14 Gauge 
  • Colour : orange
  • Requires a large vein
  • It is used mostly for the adults
  • Used in high risk surgical procedures
  • It is used for the trauma conditions
  • More amount of fluids can be administered in short period


  • Size : 16 Gauge 
  • Colour : Ash
  • Requires a large vein
  • Requires a large vein
  • It is used for the trauma conditions
  • More amount of fluids can be administered in short period



  • Size : 18 Gauge 
  • Colour : Green
  • Used in trauma, Surgery, blood transfusions, and for CT scan with dye.
  • Requires a large vein
  • It is used mostly for the adults
  • Size : 20 Gauge 
  • Colour : Pink
  • Most commonly used
  • Suitable for non-emergent blood transfusions
  • Requires a Medium size vein
  • It is used mostly for the adults
  • Size : 22 Gauge 
  • Colour :  Blue
  • Most commonly used for older adults
  • Suitable for slow speed infusions
  • Requires a small size vein 

  • Size : 24 Gauge 
  • Colour :  Yellow
  • Most commonly used for pediatrics or elderly adults
  • Requires a small size vein 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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