Near-infrared vein finder
Near-infrared vein finder, sold under the brand names VeinViewer and Accuvein, are devices used to try to increase the ability of healthcare providers to see veins. They use near-infrared light reflection to create a map of the veins. Initial evidence, however, has not found that they increase the success of starting intravenous catheters. The machines in the United States cost about $15,000 as of 2015.
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