3 way stop cock with Extension Tube

3 Way Stopcock Code: 10-230

  • Tube length: 10, 25, 50, 80, 100, 150 & 200 cm
  • Extension Tube dia: I Ø 3.0 mm, O Ø 4.1 mm
  • For pressure up to 4.5 bar (65 psi)
  • Available with rotating Luer Lock
  • Available with lipid resistance
  • Extension line with three way stopcock at one end & male luer lock connector at other end
  • Soft, frosted & kink resistant PVC tubing provides uninterrupted fluid movement

3 way stopcock with Extention tube is a medical tool utilised in IV treatment. It features three openings that facilitate tasks, like delivering medications infusing liquids and collecting blood samples all from one entry point. This tool simplifies patient treatment by minimising the multiple needle insertion.

 

Description

Feature of 3 Way Stopcock with Extention

Three Ports: A stopcock is like a junction with three openings to control fluid flow in medical procedures.

Rotating Handle: The rotating handle on the stopcock controls the flow of fluids by opening or closing pathways for medication administration.

Luer Lock Connections: The ports have Luer lock connections to securely attach to syringes, IV tubing, and catheters, preventing leaks.

Extension Tube: The extension tube makes the three-way stopcock more flexible and easier to use by adding extra length.

Transparent Housing: Some 3 way stopcocks are see-through, so healthcare workers can watch the fluid flow and check for blockages or air bubbles.

Sterile Packaging: Sterile, individually wrapped 3 way stopcocks with extensions ensure cleanliness and patient safety.

Color-Coding: Color-coded stopcocks help providers identify ports and functions easily, aiding efficient medical procedures.

Uses Of 3 Way Stopcock

  • Intravenous (IV) Therapy: In IV therapy, a 3-way stopcock with an extension tube enables multiple drugs or fluids to be administered via one site.
  • Blood Transfusions: The 3-way stopcock connects the IV line to the blood bag for seamless transfusion and additional fluid or meds.
  • Arterial Line Monitoring: Arterial lines help doctors monitor critical patients, draw blood, and check pressure via a three-way stopcock.
  • Medication Administration: Healthcare providers use a stopcock to combine or dilute special medicines for patients.
  • Continuous Infusions: Stopcock manages multiple infusions, allowing flow rate adjustments for continuous drug or fluid delivery.
  • Anesthesia Administration: Anesthesiologists use the stopcock to normally control the flow of anesthesia gases or medications during surgery.
  • Emergency Situations: The 3 way stopcock quickly controls blood, fluids, and meds during trauma or cardiac arrest.

 

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Faqs

A 3-way stopcock is a kind of valve commonly used in medical procedure to control the flow of fluids. It usually has three ports that can be turned to direct flow between two or more pathways.
⁤A 3-way stopcock has a spining handle that can be turned to open or close specific pathways. ⁤⁤By rotating the handle, the medical professional can control which port is connected to which pathway, allowing for fluid to be directed in different directions.
It's officially used in medical procedures such as intravenous therapy, blood transfusions, and arterial pressure monitoring. It can allow for the simultaneous connection of multiple fluid sources or the diversion of fluid flow between different pathways.
Proper training and understanding of the device under healthcare professional are important for safe use. Always follow manufacturer instructions and medical protocols. Ensure proper clean and sterility procedures are followed to prevent contamination.
In medical treatment, they are normally single-use devices to prevent the risk of infection. Reusing stopcocks can increase the risk of infections and complications.