IV Catheters

Designed to do what one all-purpose catheter cannot, the BD portfolio of peripheral IV catheters supports your commitment to performance and patient care. Each solution brings application specific advantages to the clinician, the patient, and the cost of your organization's operations. By having the right catheter for the patient need, the BD portfolio helps deliver great care using great technologies. Right from the start.
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BD Nexiva™ Diffusics™ Closed IV Catheter System

This leapfrog technology simplifies workflow for patients requiring imaging and is designed to reduce catheter related complications.
  • Allows use of a smaller gauge catheter for high-flow protocols (22 gauge up to 6.5 mL/sec)3
  • Reduces need to replace existing equipment with high-pressure capable devices
  • Reduces catheter motion in the vein by up to 67%3*
  • Includes all of the benefits of the BD Nexiva™ closed IV catheter system design
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BD Nexiva™ Closed IV Catheter System

Nexiva   Our innovative, all-in-one IV catheter system is designed to reduce catheter related complications and improve dwell time. It also includes a blood containment system to reduce your exposure to blood during insertion.
  • All-in-one system includes a pre-attached catheter, extension set and stabilization platform
  • A 2014 study showed a phlebitis reduction and an average dwell-time of 144 hours4 compared to an open system
  • Meets INS Standards and CDC Guidelines for catheter stabilization5, 6
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BD Insyte™ Autoguard™ BC Shielded IV Catheter with Blood Control Technology

This well-established BD catheter features blood control technology that offers blood exposure
and needlestick protection for your clinicians.
  • Fully encapsulated needle-tip protection demonstrated to reduce needlesticks by 95%7**
  • Blood control technology helps minimize blood leakage and exposure
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1.    Rickard C, Webster J, Wallis MC, et al. Routine versus clinically indicated replacement of peripheral intravenous catheters: a randomised controlled equivalence trial. Lancet [serial online]. 2012;380:1066-1074.
2. U.S. Market for Vascular Access Devices and Accessories. iData Research Inc. 2013. 23.
3. Data on file at BD.
* Compared to BD Insyte™ Autoguard™.
4. González López J, Arribi Vilela A, Fernández Del Palacio E, et al. Indwell times, complications and costs of open vs closed safety peripheral intravenous catheters: a randomized study. J Hosp Infect. 2014;86(2):117-126.
5. Infusion Nurses Society. Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice. J Infus Nurs. 2011;34(1S):S46.
6. O'Grady NP, Alexander M, Burns LA, et al. Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections. CDC. 2011:36.
7. Mendelson MH, Lin-Chen BY, Finkelstein-Blond L, Bailey E, Kogan G. Evaluation of a safety IV catheter (IVC) (Becton Dickinson, Insyte Autoguard): final report [abstract]. Eleventh Annual Scientific Meeting Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. 2001.
** Compared to a non-safety IV catheter.

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