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Anyone familiar with a 24g 1/2" catheter?
We have an oncology educator that recalls she used to use these catheters for short-term difficult stick patients. She doesn't recall the brand name. Anyone know anything about a product that fits this description and manufacturer name? Thanks, Cindy Hunchusky, RN,CRNI
Cindy,  You may want to


 You may want to contact your local BD rep  They have a few different IV catheters that are 24g. by 0.56in length This is probably what the oncology educator  is referring to.  Terri

Anne Marie Frey
BD Insyte Autoguard is a

BD Insyte Autoguard is a 24gauge, 0.56inch peripheral IV catheter that we use in neonates.

Anne Marie Frey RN, BSN, CRNI

Clinical Nurse Level Four

Vascular Access Service: I.V. Team

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

B Braun makes 24G 1/2"

B Braun makes 24G 1/2" (introcan)

Mari Cordes, BS RN 

Nurse Educator IV Therapy
Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington VT
Educator, Bard Access Systems 

Mari Cordes, BS RNIII VA-BC
Vascular Access Department
University of Vermont Medical Center

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