Venous Access Devices Topic Guide

Venous Access Devices Venous Access Devices: Venous access devices are portals for administration of medicine that are implanted directly into a large vein for the duration of a particular treatment. Venous access devices help prevent clots and unecessary damage that comes with the repeated punctures of injection. Venous access devices are used for:
  • administration of anitbiotics, chemotherapy and other IV drugs
  • administration of fluids and nutrition
  • blood transfusions, and
  • multiple blood draws for testing.


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