phlebotomist


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phlebotomist

 
a health professional trained in the opening of veins for the withdrawal of blood.

phle·bot·o·mist

(fle-bot'ŏ-mist),
One trained and skilled in phlebotomy.

phlebotomist

[fləbot′əmist]
Etymology: Gk, phleps, vein + ektomē
a person with special training in the practice of drawing blood.

phle·bot·o·mist

(flĕ-bot'ŏ-mist)
A person trained and skilled in phlebotomy.
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For a subset of5 phlebotomists displaying initially increased mean potassium values, the collective mean percentage of potassium values >5.
The surveys asked patients 6 questions concerning customer service, wait time, phlebotomist skill, cleanliness, privacy, and overall satisfaction.
15, a label containing the patient's name, patient's identification number, date and time of draw, and identification of the phlebotomist must be attached to the specimen before it can be accepted for processing.
A good personality is a plus for this career, as many times, the phlebotomist is among the first in a series of medical personnel that patients encounter.
Months after the man's death, his spouse filed a wrongful death lawsuit against both the facility and consultant laboratory that employed the phlebotomist.
That was just one of the issues with which the courts were confronted in this compelling New Hampshire case in which a phlebotomist, who was employed by a laboratory which was under contract to a hospital, was injured by a patient, who had a history of being combative and exhibiting unruly behavior toward hospital staff on numerous occasions.
This eliminates the need for the laboratory to have a person dedicated to taking calls from the Care Centers and then dispatching the phlebotomist to collect the stat specimens.
In addition to the phlebotomist, the Contractor shall provide staff to assist the phlebotomist in the collection of specimens in those situations where there are young children and/or more than one child present.
The system provides insight into where a hemolyzed specimen came from, what clinic, which ward, and even the nurse or phlebotomist who drew the specimen.
It takes a certain amount of education in recognized courses of study to be a certified phlebotomist.
They were asked to compare how they felt about the process, their impression of phlebotomist response times, the number of problems encountered with the process, and the number of phone calls required to request a phlebotomist for blood collection.
Drug addicts' scarred and sclerosed veins can be impossible for the phlebotomist to locate and access.