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(medicine) puncture of a vein through the skin in order to withdraw blood for analysis or to start an intravenous drip or to inject medication or a radiopaque dye

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In all experiments, the samples were centrifuged, within 30 min after venipuncture, at 3000g for 15 min and stabilized with 10 mmol/L EDTA (pH 8) immediately after centrifugation.
The correlational analysis performed in this study only tells the investigator that, as INR values from the venipuncture sample increased, INR values from the CVC line and bloodline port increased as well; that is, there was a positive relationship between the INR values in the blood samples drawn from the bloodline port and CVC line compared with the venipuncture blood samples.
Serologic testing was done on recruits who volunteered for venipuncture.
Basic techniques, such as venipuncture, intravenous and intraosseous catheter placement, and fecal analysis also are discussed, and radiographic technique and positioning as well as anesthetic induction and monitoring are introduced.
This 10-ounce, hand-held device is available with a range of hands-free options so that it can quickly free the practitioner's hands to perform the venipuncture.
Therefore, the current study was launched to determine the importance of the pre-blood draw procedure, specifically the volume of the saline flush used prior to obtaining blood, in determining the accuracy of tobramycin levels obtained from CVADs compared to those obtained from venipuncture.
In young children, capillary blood sampling is often preferred over venipuncture and is used for many biochemical tests.
While venipuncture is usual for most INR testing in nondialysis patients, the veins of the HD patient are fragile, and obtaining samples is both painful and difficult (Pinto, 1994; van Genderen et al.
dubliniensis was cultured from three separate blood cultures (two sets obtained by venipuncture and one by the central venous line) taken on the same day (MIC fluconazole, 0.
The children were divided into three groups: venipuncture, stick the heel with a small lancet, and stick with a large lancet.
Venipuncture for diagnostic or screening tests has become increasingly common.
This provides clinicians with a non-invasive adjunct technology for various clinical treatments and procedures including IV insertions, PICC line insertions and routine venipuncture.
8x32mm) siliconized sterile tip pyrogen- interior exterior,management team blood drops 20 / ml needle venipuncture sterile packing single use only and needle size 18 * 1 1/2 barren.
The unique safety shield releases when a VACUETTE blood collection tube is inserted into the holder during venipuncture procedures.
Children and their families often object to the painful procedure of venipuncture, and the attempts at venipuncture can be very stressful to patients, parents, and nursing staff (Cash, Schafhauser, & Byers, 1999).