What is Cannula?

Cannula is a tube that can be inserted into the body, often for the delivery or removal of fluid or for the gathering of data. In simple terms, a cannula can surround the inner or outer surfaces of a trocar needle thus extending needle approach to a vein by half or more of the length of the introducer.

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I had a nasal cannula inserted during a colonoscopy, immediately after its removal, I began sneezing and having a runny nose. No, the only "drug"...

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