Smiths Medical Protectiv Peripheral IV Catheter with Retracting Safety Needle
The Smiths Medical Protectiv Peripheral IV Catheter with Retracting Safety Needle is a revolutionary medical device used for the safe and effective administration of fluids and medications directly into a patient's bloodstream. This cutting-edge catheter is specifically designed to minimize the risk of needlestick injuries, making it an essential tool for healthcare professionals. The Protectiv Peripheral IV Catheter needle is ingeniously designed with a retracting mechanism, allowing the needle to retract into the catheter upon removal from the vein, thus significantly reducing the potential for accidental needlesticks. Not only does this safeguard medical staff, but it also protects patients from potential infections and ensures a smooth and painless IV insertion. The Protectiv Peripheral IV Catheter's advanced engineering and specialized features make it a standout among other catheters, making it an invaluable tool in any medical setting.
Benefits for Smiths Medical Protectiv Peripheral IV Catheters:
- Improved patient safety: The retracting safety needle helps to prevent accidental needle stick injuries, reducing the risk of bloodborne infections.
- Reduced risk of infection: The catheter design and retracting needle helps to minimize contamination and reduce the risk of infection at the insertion site.
- Easy insertion: The smooth, tapered catheter design and sharp retracting safety needle make for easy and quick insertion into the patient's vein without causing additional pain or discomfort
- Increased comfort for patients: The catheter is designed to be as small and flexible as possible, providing maximum comfort for the patient during use.
- Secure catheter placement: The catheter features a flexible stabilizing wing that helps to secure the catheter in place and prevent accidental displacement.
- Compatibility with a variety of medical procedures: The Smiths Medical Protectiv Peripheral IV Catheter with Retracting Safety Needle is suitable for a wide range of medical procedures, making it a versatile and reliable choice for healthcare professionals.
- Reduced risk of needle breakage: The catheter's retracting safety needle is designed to reduce the risk of needle breakage, which can cause complications and require additional medical intervention.
- Better flow of fluids and medications: The catheter's design ensures smooth and consistent flow of fluids and medications, minimizing the risk of infiltration or discomfort for the patient.
- Clear visual confirmation: The catheter is designed with a transparent hub for clear visibility and confirmation of successful venous access.
- Increased overall efficiency: The ease of insertion and secure placement of the catheter helps to improve overall efficiency and workflow for healthcare providers.
- Reduced risk of catheter-related complications: The design of the catheter and retracting safety needle helps to reduce the risk of catheter-related complications such as phlebitis or occlusion.