(10) Insert the proper size plastic catheter into the exposed vein (to near the
catheter hub) and secure (see figure 3-10).
Figure 3-10. Insert catheter into vein.
(11) Attach catheter to previously prepared infusion set and close the wound.
(12) Suture the incision and apply an antibiotic ointment (see figure 3-11).
Figure 3-11. Suture incision.