Intravenous products: PRNewsWire.co.uk report “BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), announced today the UK launch of the latest BD Nexiva(TM) Closed IV Catheter System designed to reduce healthcare workers’ risk of needlestick injuries and minimise exposure to blood. The system includes the BD Q-SyteTM Luer Access Split Septum to help reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs).
The new version of the BD Nexiva(TM) system introduces key developments, including:
- New non-removable pinch clamp for easy, one-handed activation
- Soft stabilisation platform designed to decrease catheter movement and associated complications, whilst providing greater patient comfort
- New catheter grip design which accommodates the various insertion techniques employed by clinicians
- Larger bore extension tubing on 18G and 20G cannulas for improved flow rates”