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Imaging, data visualisation, videos and scientific infographics compiled and created by a cardiologist with an interest in science communication and comedy

July 14, 2017

Cannulation is the term given to placing a small plastic tube in a vein, in order to deliver medication or fluid. It's regarded as one of the most basic, bread-and-butter procedures for nurses, paramedics, radiographers, doctors - pretty much anyone in a hospital can learn it. However that's not to say it's always easy. I've been a doctor 10 years and am still getting better. The other day I wondered if I was any good. Strangely enough there is no World Championship of Cannulation (would still be less boring than swimming) so it's hard...

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