3 way stop cock with Extension Tube

3 Way Stopcock Code: 10-230

  • 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
  • Tube length : 10, 25, 50, 80, 100, 150 & 200 cm
  • Extension Tube dia : I Ø 3.0 mm, O Ø 4.1 mm
  • Available with rotating Luer Lock
  • Available with lipid resistance

A three way cannula 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

Infusion Therapy: This involves administering medications, fluids or blood products directly into a patients veins. A three way cannula with extension can simplify the process by connecting tubes delivering these substances to an IV catheter reducing the need for multiple needle sticks.

Blood Transfusions: When a patient requires a blood transfusion various blood components such as blood cells, platelets or plasma are administered. The three way stopcock with extension acts as a connector that links the bags of blood or infusion sets to the patients IV line facilitating steady flow of blood products during the transfusion.

Sampling and Monitoring: In care settings like care units or operating rooms healthcare providers often need to closely monitor vital parameters such, as blood pressure vein pressure and artery pressure. A three way cannula, with an extension is useful, for connecting devices that monitor parameters or syringes utilized for extracting blood samples from the patients veins.

Management of Arterial Lines: In settings doctors commonly utilize tubes known as arterial lines, for monitoring blood pressure and collecting blood samples from arteries. They employ a device called a three way stopcock with an extension to connect monitoring machines that measure pressure analyze blood or assess blood gases via these lines. This method enables them to obtain readings and samples while minimizing the risks of air bubbles entering the bloodstream or excessive blood loss.

Safe Transfer in Closed Systems: In scenarios where maintaining sterility’s crucial to prevent contamination, such as during chemotherapy administration or IV medication delivery a three way stopcock, with an extension can be employed to interconnect components of the system. This practice guarantees that medications and fluids are securely administered to the patient with risk of infections.

 

 

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.