capillary blood sample

capillary blood sample

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as obtaining an arteriovenous sample from a peripheral body site, such as the heel, finger, or other transcutaneous site. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Lasette technology utilizes a laser beam that penetrates the skin to obtain a capillary blood sample, instead of traditional steel lancets that tear the skin.
Further enhancing the value and use of IRMA(SL) is the new capability to collect and test a capillary blood sample.
OTC Bulletin Board: CRII), and exclusively distributed by Chronimed, Lasette laser technology products allow for obtaining a capillary blood sample in a nearly painless manner.
Critically ill patients, however, can present with extreme physiological variables that might cause the capillary blood sample (finger stick) normally drawn for these blood glucose monitors to be inadequate, resulting in inaccurate glucose values.
Contract notice: Supply of test for determining the inr with capillary blood sample destined to dependent centers of integrated management of soria (primary care management and ~santa barbara~ hospital) strips, including in it all the elements specified in point 1 of the technical specification.
PreDx Test Kits for either venous or capillary blood sample collection are provided by the CLIACEcertified Tethys Clinical Laboratory located in Emeryville, CA.
It can be operated using just a capillary blood sample, making it especially useful in remote health clinics.
Extensive searches of both the US National Library of Medicine's Medline database and the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature identified only four dated articles suggesting that contamination of a capillary blood sample with isopropyl alcohol may produce erroneously elevated results (Ball & Hughes, 1976:1279; Phillips, Pain & Ormsby, 1977:790-791; Grazaitis & Sexson, 1980:221-223; Togari, Oda & Wada, 1987:408-409).
Contract notice: Supply test for determining the inr with capillary blood sample strips.
Contract notice: Strips supply inr determination with capillary blood sample to meet the needs generated in the field of competence of avila gap.
A capillary blood sample is wicked into the cuvette, which is then inserted into the device.
Male volunteers were asked to participate in the study, which included collection of three samples in this order: venous blood, a self-collected capillary blood sample into a BTS, and a professionally collected capillary blood sample into a BTS.