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Table 1 Areas studied and staff involved in cannulation, at each participating organisation

From: The safe insertion of peripheral intravenous catheters: a mixed methods descriptive study of the availability of the equipment needed

Site Cannulation performed by Departments studied Cannulation supplies used
A Nurses, doctors and medical assistants. Accident and emergency department and two acute admission wards. Cannulation packs used which included one cannula per pack. Disposable tourniquet not included in pack.
D Doctors and advanced clinical practitioners. Accident and emergency department. Cannulation packs used which do not include a cannula. Cannula selected separately. Disposable tourniquet not included in pack.
F Medical assistants. Medical wards. Cannulation packs were not used and all materials selected separately.