phlebotomy: venous blood sample


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phlebotomy

 [flĕ-bot´ah-me]
incision of a vein for the removal or withdrawal of blood; called also venesection and venotomy.
arterial blood sample phlebotomy in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as obtaining a blood sample from an uncannulated artery to assess oxygen and carbon dioxide levels and acid-base balance.
phlebotomy: blood unit acquisition in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as procuring blood and blood products from donors.
phlebotomy: venous blood sample in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as removal of a sample of venous blood from an uncannulated vein.

phlebotomy: venous blood sample

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as removal of a sample of venous blood from an uncannulated vein. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.