Step 2: Cephalic catheter placement

Feb 10, 2010
By staff
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Locate the cephalic vein either by sight or palpation. When placing the catheter, it is important to start as distally as possible in case you face difficulty placing the catheter and need to move higher on the leg.

More in this package:
Step 1: Clip the area
Step 2: Locate the cephalic vein
Step 3: Disinfect the area
Step 4: Insert the catheter
Step 5: Troubleshoot catheter placement
Step 6: See final catheter placement
Step 7: Place T-set adaptor
Step 8: See final T-set placement
Step 9: Tape catheter