Accidental dislodgement of IV catheters is an ongoing problem even when catheter stabilization devices are in use. The Orchid Safety Release Valve (SRV) prevents dislodgement.
Orchid SRV attaches to the luer between the extension set and IV administration set. When applied with sudden force to the line, the valve breaks away and seals off both sides of the line. To restart the flow of fluids, attach a new, sterile Orchid SRV to the line.
Unscheduled catheter restart costs around $30 on average. Most hospital patients receive IVs, so dislodgement restarts and costs can add up quickly. Restarts are also uncomfortable for patients.*
*Linear Health Sciences is currently pursuing FDA clearance for the device.
The average IV restart can cost around $30.
Save the cost by saving the line with the Orchid SRV.
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