You will need
- system for intravenous infusions;
- is drug;
- - alcohol;
- patches, Wat.
- - stand for the system.
The dropper includes a soft plastic tube with a needle at each end. In the middle is provided a reservoir for drug solution, equipped with a special clip to adjust the speed of infusion and an additional filter. To put the patient on a drip, the nurse injects the drug into a bottle of solution for injections and inserts a needle with a tube in the rubber stopper. Next you want to insert another long needle in the bottle to create the pressure.
In a rack for droppers inserted inverted container of medicine, to achieve uniform filling of the tube with the solution and temporarily clamp it with the special clamp. Important: the height of the stand should be about 1-1,5 m above the level of the bed on which the patient lies.
On the arm above the elbow overlaps the harness, Vienna patient is treated with alcohol and the needle is injected. Making sure that the needle is in the vein, the nurse unties the harness, connect the IV. Then secures the needle with a bandage and sets the desired rate of infusion of the drug.
The dropper used in emergencies when you need urgent assistance when you need to quickly enter into the body plenty of fluids: when violations of the liver, kidney, cardiac, chronic diseases of blood vessels.
Good effect intravenous drip infusion observed in intoxications caused by poisoning (including alcohol), extensive burns, inflammatory diseases. When the patient can't feed himself, droppers are used for insertion into blood nutrient solutions (glucose). During operations – for intravenous anesthesia.
After the start of treatment the patient is almost immediately relieved, because with the introduction of large amounts of fluid decreases the concentration in the blood of harmful substances. The medication quickly reaches the affected organ, as is introduced directly into the blood. The volume of liquid that can be administered using dropper, much more which is usually injected at the normal injection. The drug is administered gradually, slowly, so better accepted by the body and is more effective.
Droppers do not use in heart failure, accompanied by edema, thrombophlebitis, in some diseases of the skin. In each case the physician must decide individually the feasibility of using this method.
It is important to observe sterility during the filling and installation of the system, so as not to infect the patient.
There are situations where this method is not recommended, so as not to cause deterioration of the patient.