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Table 2 Non-availability of equipment in each organisation

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

Item Organisation A(% of cannulations) Organisation D(% of cannulations) Organisation F(% of cannulations) TOTAL(% of
cannulations)
Total cannulations 76 62 212 350
Hand hygiene facilities 0 0 0 0
Personal protection e.g. gloves 0 0 0 0
Skin preparation e.g. 2% chlorhexidine 0 2(3.2%) 1(0.5%) 3(0.9%)
Clean tourniquet 8(11%) 0 0 8(2.3%)
Intravenous cannula 2(3%) 0 2(1.0%) 4(1.1%)
Specific intravenous cannula dressing 0 5(8.0%) 2(1.0%) 7(2%)
Sharps disposal bin 5(7%) 0 20(9.4%) 25(7.1%)
TOTAL FAILURES 15(19.7%) 7(11.3%) 25(11.8%) 47(13.4%)
RELIABILITY 80.3% 88.7% 88.2% 86.9%