What are infusion needles?
Infusion needles are required for two purposes:
- To inject medication or liquids into the body
- To be able to remove liquids (e.g. blood)
Important: All infusion needles have a best -before date (usually five years) and must be replaced after this date has been exceeded. This also applies to needles that are still sterile and in their original packaging.
When are infusion needles used?
Depending on the application, infusion needles can be used to create different entrances. Some of these accesses are:
Intravenous access: With this access, medication and liquids can be injected directly into the bloodstream. Often the arm veins and veins are used on the neck.
Intraossary access: Here, medication or liquids can be administered directly into the bone marrow. This access is used particularly often with great blood loss or with difficulties with venous access. All common medication and liquids can be administered intraosently.
What do you have to pay attention to when buying infusion needles?
Know the purpose of the needles: Would you like to give an intraossary or intravenous access? Should the infusion needles be used for training or for use on the patient? You have to answer these questions in advance in order to be able to select the right infusion needles.
Select the right size: Children, adults, muscular or overweight people need different needles. In a doctor's office, in the hospital or in the emergency services, you will probably always need enough needles in all sizes. Therefore, before buying, pay attention to which sizes are included in the package.
Decide on training needles or sterile needles: If you want to give access to a real patient, you absolutely needSterile infusion needles. For training purposes on simulators or training bones, the somewhat cheaper, not sterileTraining needles out of.
Bone drill: The direct administration of medication, fluids or blood into the bone marrow is highly effective and is becoming increasingly popular. A high -quality bone drill is the basic requirement for this.
Intraossary training set: If you have never worked with a bone drill, we recommend our training set for intraossary entrances. This set contains a training drill, infusion needles in different sizes and training bones.
Inject: To effective administering medication, disposable syringes are part of the standard equipment of every doctor's office and every hospital. With us you can buy this consumption article cheaply in stock.
Perfusor pump: Would you like to automatically give medication in the correct dosage and at the right time interval? Then a perfusor pump is just right for you! You save time from additional functions such as automatic recording or programming.