Medical Infusion Set

....rial filter and closing cap | High-precision flow regulator with dual-scale 5-250 ml/h | Protective caps to ensure system integrity | Air outlet hole on the puncture tip to prevent air bubbles | 150 cm tube length for optimal flexibility | Standard MACRO drip chamb...

Medical Infusion Set Certified professional

....acterial filter and closing cap | Roller flow regulator for precise dosage | Air outlet port on the puncture tip to prevent air bubble recalls | Protective caps to maintain system integrity | 150 cm tube length for optimal flexibility | Standard MACRO drip chamber ...

Medical Infusion Set Certified professional

....ter inlet port for easy liquid filling. | Single-use with multiple components. | Specific storage conditions to ensure quality. | 24/7 customer service to address your inquiries. | Material: Plastic. | Effective usage period: 2 years. | |...

Medical Infusion Set Certified professional

....other substances. | Non-invasive device for intravenous administration | Latex-free with Luer Lock connection | Intravenous solution infusion kit | Set contains 25 pieces | Tubing length: 150 cm | Suitable for various medical applications | |...

Medical Infusion Set Certified professional

....njection site | |...

Medical Infusion Set Certified professional

....50 cm tube | Spray capacity | Made of PVC, latex-free and DEHP-free | Re-closable ventilation, 15-micron filter | Set of 25, individually packaged | Sterilized with ethylene oxide | |...

Medical Infusion Set Certified professional

....wings to prevent slipping during insertion | Special concave and convex hubs | Luer Lok adapter and vented cap with threaded connector | Bent for secure insertion | Tubing length: 30 cm | |...

Medical Infusion Set Certified professional

....t connection. | Solidly connects the bag to any indwelling catheter or leg bag outlet tube. | Reinforced eyelets keep the bag level when hanging. | Comes with practical patient instructions in each pack of 1 or 10 bags. | Anti-reflux valve to prevent urine from flo...

Medical Infusion Set Certified professional

....directive 93/42/EEC, without toxins or inflammability. | Compact individual packaging to preserve sterility. | Sterilized polyethylene material with ethylene oxide. | Free from di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and latex. | Usage instructions to prevent air bubbles ...

Medical Infusion Set Certified professional

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Discover the "Pro Infuser" booth by Placemed, a must-visit destination for all healthcare professionals. We bring together a broad selection of high-quality infusion equipment, tailored to meet your specific needs in hospital or clinic settings. As specialists in medical equipment, we understand the importance of reliable and efficient infusion. That's why we collaborate exclusively with recognized suppliers, thus ensuring each product's compliance with the strictest medical standards.

What is an infuser?

An infuser is an essential medical device used to administer fluids, such as medications, blood, or nutrients, directly into a patient's circulatory system, typically intravenously. This tool is often used in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare settings to ensure precise and controlled administration of various solutions.
This infusion device is typically composed of a needle or catheter, a flexible tube, and a drip chamber that allows the fluid's flow rate to be controlled. More advanced models may be equipped with electronic pumps for even more precise regulation.
The main functionality of an infusion kit is to ensure that medications or other vital substances effectively reach the patient's circulatory system. It is a vital instrument for many medical procedures, from rehydration to chemotherapy treatments, and the administration of antibiotics.

What are the different types of infusers?

Infusion systems are essential medical devices for administering medications and other solutions intravenously. They come in several types. Each type has specific features that make it suitable for certain clinical situations.

Gravity Infuser

These are the most commonly used. They operate by the force of gravity to drop the fluid from the bag or bottle to the patient's circulatory system. The flow rate can be controlled manually thanks to a wheel located on the tube.

Pump Infuser

This type of device uses a mechanical or electronic pump to control the solution's flow rate. It is often used when the medication's administration must be very precise, for example, during the administration of high-risk chemotherapy drugs or antibiotics.

Pressure Infuser

This model uses manual or mechanical pressure to force the liquid into the patient's vein. It is often used in emergency situations where time is critical.

Insulin Infuser

This model is specifically designed for the administration of insulin in the treatment of diabetes. It is usually small in size and can be worn by the patient.

Elastomeric Infuser

As for this type of device, it consists of an elastomeric reservoir which, when filled, contracts to push the fluid through the tube at a specific rate. It is generally used for the administration of medications at home.

Preparation and handling of an infuser

Selecting an appropriate infusion model is a critical step in ensuring effective and safe administration of fluids or medications. The choice of model depends on several factors, including the nature of the fluid to be administered, the desired flow rate, the patient's condition, and the insertion site. For example, a pump infuser might be chosen for more precise flow control, while a gravity model could be sufficient for general hydration.
Preparing the infusion set and fluids is a task that requires great attention and strict adherence to hygiene protocols. This begins with a careful inspection of the infusion instrument to detect any signs of damage or contamination. Next, the fluid to be administered must be prepared according to specific instructions, ensuring asepsis is maintained throughout the process. Finally, the infuser is filled with the fluid and air bubbles are eliminated before it is connected to the patient.
Handling and monitoring the device are essential skills to ensure safe and effective infusion. The handling technique involves correct positioning of the device, precise adjustment of the flow rate, and regular monitoring to avoid complications such as infiltration or phlebitis. Monitoring includes observing signs of patient discomfort, regular inspection of the insertion site for any signs of infection, and monitoring the infusion to ensure it is working correctly.

Associated Risks and Complications

While essential in many healthcare scenarios, the use of infusers carries risks and can lead to complications. These can include infections at the insertion site, reactions to the administered medications, infiltration of fluid into surrounding tissues, thrombophlebitis (inflammation of a vein), and air embolisms (air bubbles entering the circulation). A thorough understanding of these risks is crucial for their prevention and effective response.
To minimize risks associated with the use of this infusion instrument, strict safety standards and usage protocols must be adhered to. This includes proper sterilization of equipment, following medication preparation procedures, using aseptic techniques during insertion and handling of the infuser, and adhering to guidelines for dressing changes and replacement.
Regular monitoring is a key aspect of safety in the use of infusion equipment. Healthcare professionals must be alert to warning signs such as redness, swelling, or pain at the insertion site, sudden fever, a change in the infusion flow rate, or patient distress. Any anomalies should be immediately reported and addressed to prevent complications.

Selection Criteria for an Infuser?

Choosing the right infuser is a critical decision that can have a significant impact on the effectiveness of medical treatments. Several factors should be considered to ensure the most suitable choice:

  1. Nature of the treatment: Specific medications and solutions to be administered may require specific types of infusers. For example, pump models are often necessary for the precise administration of medications such as antibiotics or chemotherapy.
  2. Duration of administration: For long-term treatments, more durable and comfortable infusers may be preferable.
  3. Infusion rate: The rate at which the fluid needs to be administered can influence the choice of infuser. Pump models offer precise control of the flow rate, while gravity models may suffice for more general rates.
  4. Patient's condition: The patient's health condition and physical characteristics, like the quality of their veins, can also affect the choice of infusion equipment.
  5. Usage environment: Some models are better suited for home use, while others are designed for a hospital environment.
  6. Compliance with standards: Make sure that the infuser you choose meets all relevant safety and quality standards.