What is Vein Visualization?
Vein visualization is an innovative technology that assists healthcare professionals with finding the best veins for IV starts and blood draws. Also known as vein mapping, this technology creates a real-time visual “map” of the veins on the surface of the skin.
- 98% improvement in first stick success rate
- 45% reduction in escalation calls
- 81% reported improved ability to cannulate
- 59% reduction in pain
- 24% improvement in catheter dwell time
- 78% reduction in procedure time
- 93% of patients surveyed would give hospitals a higher
satisfaction score if they used AccuVein
“Visualization technology can improve success rates, decrease unsuccessful insertion attempts and improve patient satisfaction.” Infusion Nurses Society Guidelines
Nine Reasons to Choose AccuVein
Uniquely easy to use: No calibration, adjustment or preventative maintenance necessary and works at four or more inches from the skin’s surface.
True handheld: The AccuVein fits in your hand and weighs only 275 grams.
Battery recharges in unit: No need to remove the battery or plug it into an electrical outlet during use. Charge in cradle or stand and run unplugged for hours.
Movement tolerant: Shows veins in real time so the device can accommodate patient and clinician movement.
Accurate:Permanently aligned, no calibration testing needed; center line accurate to less than the width of a human hair.
All patients: Works on a broad range of patients, including neonates, dark skinned, and obese patients.
Medical grade design: Non-contact, medical grade design. No vents or openings allows the device to simply be wiped clean without special tools.
Protective cover option: Adds a layer of protection without compromising the crisp vein image. Use with every patient to supplement your cleaning procedures, or as a standard of care in isolation settings.
Hands-free choice: Rapid handheld assessment quickly converts to hands free.