Best Phlebotomy Bags Compared

Best Phlebotomy Bags Compared   Phlebotomy bags come in several types, some of which are designed for therapeutic phlebotomy. They may also come with and without needles, with or without additive solutions. What you use will depend on the procedure that must be performed.   Macopharma USA: Phlebotomy Bag This…

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Butterfly Needles Explained

Butterfly Needles Explained   A butterfly needle, also known as a scalp vein set or a winged infusion set, is a device specialized for venipuncture. It is used to access a superficial vein for phlebotomy or IV injections. Unlike a straight needle, a butterfly needle is less painful and is…

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Top Common Venipuncture Sites

Blood Draw: Common Venipuncture Sites   Venipuncture is procedure of collecting blood or administering IV therapy and drugs through a vein. Where that particular vein is located is called a venipuncture site. There are three common venipuncture sites, as shown through the BD Diagnostics, and one that provides a possible…

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Vacutainer Guide

Vacutainer Guide   Vacutainer tubes are often used to collect blood samples in venipuncture procedures. But some of them are used to collect urine and to separate serum. Some of them contain additives designed for analytical testing. To make it easy for a phlebotomist to know which tube to use,…

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Venesection Procedure Explained

Venesection Procedure Explained   Venesection is a type of treatment that reduces the risk that may result in the increased number of red blood cells flowing in the body. The idea is to remove those extra cells to keep the body from becoming sluggish, or developing thrombosis and similar problems.…

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