What is the role of the intravenous cannula fitting procedure
Intravenous cannulas are medical devices of various sizes that are used to administer intravenous fluids, drug treatments or to collect blood samples for medical tests.
How to prepare the patient for the cannula fitting
Before the cannula is inserted, our nurse will explain the reason for the insertion, she will ask for your consent, will patiently explain the procedure and only then she will commence the procedure.
What medical materials are used in the intravenous cannula fitting procedure
For an intravenous cannula fitting, we are kindly asking you to prepare the following,, before the arrival of The Care Hub nurse:
- 1-2 blue coloured cannulas (G 22),
- sanitary alcohol and cotton wool (or alcohol pads) for the cannula insertion site
- adhesive strips to stabilize the cannula,
- 10 ml syringe and
- 10 ml normal saline 0.9 %.
What is the price of the intravenous cannula fitting procedure at home
The price of a intravenous cannula fitting is 40 lei.
How to apply for the Intravenous cannula fitting at home service
Mobile or web app | You can request home IVs quickly and easily by downloading The Care Hub app for free from the App Store (if you have an iPhone), Google Play (if you have an Android phone) or by going online. Once you sign up for an account, you'll be able to select the services, day and time you want and pay securely and we'll assign the right nurse and confirm the visit!
Booking form | You can also ask us for a quote using the booking form and we will get back to you with a confirmation within 48h and the payment details.
Telephone booking | For those of you who prefer the telephone, please call us on 0373 800 190 to give us your address and the day and time you require. As soon as we find the right nurse we will confirm and send you payment details.
The Care Hub partners who will come to your home or the home of your loved ones are certified and experienced nurses or doctors, whom we would welcome into your home.
Because the safety of you and your loved ones is paramount, we interview each psychologist (2 of our colleagues attend the interview), ask for and verify medical clearance, behavioral integrity certificate, licensure, and (if needed) references.
The most common complications that can occur following the insertion of a branula are haematoma (bruising accompanied by pain), sudden collapse of the vein due to patient anxiety, phlebitis (redness at the site of the insertion of the branula and along the vein, accompanied by pain, oedema and sometimes fever and compromise of the insertion site). If you experience any of these symptoms, please call us on 0373 800 190, or ask your GP. If your symptoms are severe, do not hesitate to call 112.