Features of McKesson IV Start Kit
- Helps promote standardized procedures
- Reduces costs associated with in-house assembly and reprocessing
- Saves time by having everything you need in one place
- Packaged in the proper order of use for maximum efficiency
- Reduces waste and helps keep picking errors to a minimum
- Designed with the help of medical staff to streamline components and reduce waste
- Components are packaged in sequence of use, allowing the clinician to progress efficiently through procedures
- This IV start kit is not made with natural rubber latex
- McKesson IV Start Kit Safety Data Sheet
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How to use I.V. Starter Kit?
- Wash your hands and put on gloves.
- Select an appropriate vein and use the tourniquet to apply pressure above the intended insertion site.
- Clean the skin around the insertion site using the alcohol prep pads.
- Allow the area to dry completely before removing the tourniquet.
- Open the transparent dressing and apply it over the insertion site.
- Use the Chloraprep applicators to disinfect the insertion site according to the instructions provided.
- Insert the IV catheter into the vein.
- Apply a catheter securement device to hold the catheter in place.
- Attach the extension set to the catheter.
- Use gauze sponges to cover the insertion site and tape it securely in place.
- Dispose of all used items, including the McKesson IV Start Kit, in the sharps container.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the McKesson IV Start Kit used for?
The IV Start Kit is a medical device kit designed to assist healthcare professionals with starting intravenous (IV) therapy.
What is the purpose of the alcohol prep pads in the IV Start Kit?
The alcohol prep pads are used to clean the skin around the IV insertion site, reducing the risk of infection.
What is the purpose of the tourniquet in the McKesson IV Start Kit?
The tourniquet is used to help locate veins and make it easier to insert the IV.
Can the this be reused?
No, the McKesson IV Start Kit is a disposable kit and is designed to be used once and then discarded to prevent the spread of infection.