What color are IV gauges?
|COLOR CODE||GAUGE||FLOW RATE ml/min.|
What is gauge in IV cannula?
One of the of the important things to know when starting an IV is the proper needle size to use. IV needles are sized by gauges, and the smaller the gauge number, the bigger the needle will be. Here’s a little rhyme you can use to help you remember what colors correspond to what sized gauge: 22 is blue and 18 is green.
What Colour is a 14 gauge cannula?
16 G (grey): 1.2 + 0.4 = 1.6 mm. 14 G (orange):1.6 + 0.4 = 2 mm.
What are the different sizes of IV cannula?
|Size||Catheter O.D.mm||Flow Rate (ml/mnt)|
What would you use a 14 gauge needle for?
💉14 GAUGE (Orange): A 14 gauge needle is usually used to rapidly infuse fluids or blood during surgery or trauma. This insertion is pretty painful due to its size. 💉16 GAUGE (Grey): The 16 gauge is also used for fluids or blood in ICU, surgical, or trauma settings due to its size.
What color is a 24 gauge IV?
Peripheral IV Catheter Chart
|Color||Gauge Size||External Diameter (mm)*|
When would you use 16 gauge IV?
💉16 GAUGE (Grey): The 16 gauge is also used for fluids or blood in ICU, surgical, or trauma settings due to its size. It’s incredibly similar to the 14 gauge, just with a lower flow rate.