venepuncture


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venepuncture

(vē′nĭ-pŭngk′chər, vĕn′ĭ-)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of venipuncture.

venepuncture

venepuncture

Entry into a vein, usually with a hollow needle so as to gain access to the bloodstream for the purpose of obtaining a sample of blood or giving an injection directly into it.

venipuncture, venepuncture

surgical puncture of a vein.
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Dog positioned for venipuncture of the jugular vein. By permission from Ettinger SJ, Feldman E, Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Saunders, 2004
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Despite the availability of the dried blood spot test kits, all but one of the tests done was by venepuncture antibody testing.
The association between parent's and healthcare professional's behavior and children's coping and distress during venepuncture.
Venepuncture is preferable to heel lance for blood sampling in term neonates.
From each patient, 3-5 ml of blood was obtained by venepuncture in citrate anticoagulant (consisting of 38 mM citric acid, 74 mM sodium citrate and 88 mM sodium chloride) vials (16).
The use of topical anesthetics before invasive procedures, (3) particularly venepuncture and venous cannulation, has become a routine standard care in children.
Blood samples were taken using a syringe and needle by coccigean venepuncture.
Nader and colleagues [2004] studied pain reactions during venepuncture and to their surprise found that the facial pain reaction in 21 children with autism did not differ from that of the 22 non-impaired children in that study.
Two to three milli litres of blood was obtained from each patient by venepuncture in citrated anticoagulant (22).
Measurements were performed at room temperature (22 [+ or -] 1[degrees]C) within 2h after venepuncture.
The technology, the company's first product, allows medical trainees to practise venepuncture - taking blood from veins - on a virtual 3D hand.
Venepuncture versus heel lance for blood sampling in term neonates.
For this purpose 5 mL of peripheral venous blood was gathered from each swine by standard venepuncture and each blood sample was collected in sterile tubes containing K3EDTA solution.