Intravenous Safety Cannulae
Introduced in the USA as a means of reducing needle-stick injuries, they can be classified as active or passive, the former needing to be activated by the operator, whereas the latter operate automatically.

New Medical Technology Safety iv catheter shown before and after passive activation.

B Braun Vasofix Safety cannulae shown after passive activation.

This award winning cannula was designed by Kevin Woer of B Braun.

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