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.

phle·bot·o·mist

(flĕ-bot'ŏ-mist)
A person trained and skilled in phlebotomy.
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Phlebotomist John Doe also collected me before Light Blue Top and some of my clot activator apparently was transferred into Light Blue Top and created other problems for this patient as testified to by Light Blue Top.
Phlebotomists typically use a dedicated handheld device for specimen collection, with an accompanying printer.
If a facility doesn't have the resources to train specimen collection personnel, then outsource the training or, alternatively, only hire phlebotomists who are certified from a reputable agency that teaches and tests according to standards set by the Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI).
Then the phlebotomist or nurse advances a flexible tubing engineered for blood collection through the line, beyond the catheter tip and into the vein.
Apparently, Pat, or another phlebotomist, didn't properly apply the needle's safety device after drawing a patient.
Phlebotomists perform various intravenous procedures to deliver medication or draw blood from patients.
Demonstration that specific phlebotomists were strongly associated with increased rates of hyperkalemia prompted a systematic evaluation of phlebotomy practices at the institution.
The surveys asked patients 6 questions concerning customer service, wait time, phlebotomist skill, cleanliness, privacy, and overall satisfaction.
The researchers from Vasculogic, LLC conducted their own intensive survey of over 200 US based phlebotomists, identified difficult venous access as a significant problem in small children, particularly in terms of pain, time, and patient and parent anxiety due to difficult/multiple needle stick(s).
Another long wait and I was told by the phlebotomist that was a quiet day.
Elaine McIntyre, 41, phlebotomist, Wardley: Having my friends that I have still got now.
PHLEBOTOMISTS ARE SPECIALIZED CLINICAL SUPPORT workers who draw blood from patients or blood donors for medical testing.