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Intravenous infusion

Apply tourniquet 5-15cm.(2-6) inches above injection site.Check radial pulse below tourniquet.
preparation Verify order for IV,check solution label,eplain procedure,wash hands,choose site,choose IV Cannula,connect infusion flask or bag and tubing to remove air.cover end of tubing.
Raise bed to a comfortable working height and position for client,and adjust lighting.
prepare site by scrubbing with iodine-containing solution for 60 sec. in circular motion.moving outward from injection site.
Allow 2 min. to dry,then wipe off with alcohol pad. If client is allergic to iodine,scrub with 70% alcohol.
Hold needle bevel up and at a 45-degree angle,pierce skin to reach but not penetrate vein.
Decrease angle of needle until parallel with skin, then enter vein either directly above or from the side.
if backflow is visible straighten angle and advance needle
Created by: angelal0010