Intravenous Line Connectors
Definition : Connectors designed to allow intravenous (IV) delivery of medication by providing a reliable match between a needle or needleless device and the Y-site of an IV administration set or a catheter port. IV connectors are intended to eliminate an exposed needle after administration of medications. Dedicated connectors for needleless and recessed-needle systems are available.
Entry Terms : "Intravenous Medication Connectors" , "Medication Connectors, IV" , "Y-Line Locking Mechanisms" , "Locking Mechanism, IV Y-Line" , "Connectors, Intravenous Line" , "Injection/Infusion Ports, External Luer Connecting"
UMDC code : 17501