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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.

phle·bot·o·my

(fle-bot'ŏ-mē),
Incision into or needle puncture of a vein for the purpose of drawing blood.
Synonym(s): venesection, venotomy
[phlebo- + G. tomē, incision]

venesection

(vĕn′ĭ-sĕk′shən, vē′nĭ-)

venesection

Phlebotomy, see there.

phle·bot·o·my

(fle-bot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into a vein for the purpose of drawing blood.
Synonym(s): venesection, venotomy.
[phlebo- + G. tomē, incision]

venesection

Cutting of a vein for the purposes of removing blood. This is done to obtain blood for transfusion, or, rarely, to treat conditions, such as POLYCYTHAEMIA, HAEMOCHROMATOSIS and PORPHYRIA.

Venesection

Another name for phlebotomy.
Mentioned in: Phlebotomy
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It is therefore acceptable to use EDTA, heparin, or citrate as the anticoagulant for quantitative plasma DNA analysis provided that plasma is collected within 6 h after venesection. However, EDTA is the anticoagulant of choice if delayed blood processing is anticipated.
STABILITY OF CIRCULATING NUCLEIC ACID CONCENTRATIONS IN BLOOD AFTER VENESECTION
Only low percentages of platelets expressed CD62P shortly after venesection (mean [+ or -] SE, 1.10% [+ or -] 0.61%, 1.22% [+ or -] 0.62%, and 1.28% [+ or -] 0.85% in tripotassium EDTA, CTAD, and E/C, respectively), but the percentages increased when blood was stored at ambient temperature.
Physicians executed two venesections, often either the radial artery or saphenous vein, and the brachial vein, to which polyvinyl cannula were inserted to deliver blood to and from the artificial kidney.
After these venesections, her Hb improved to 182 g/L and Hct 0.54.
Adverse donor reaction during and immediately after Venesection. The Journal of Teachers Association RMC.
Some methods of deliberate auto-lesion (venesection or ingestion of psychotropes) were found to be less harmful (Cosman 1999) than any other, more brutal methods, with a high degree of danger (hanging, firearms).
An analogical name can be [used] in the absolute [sense] (mutlaqan), as we have indicated [in the examples given above], and can be [used] [in the relative sense]: with respect to a relation (bi-hasab alnisba) to a single principle, as when we apply the term "medical" to a book, a scalpel, or a medication, or to a single goal (as when we apply the term "healthy" to a medication, an exercise, or venesection), or else with respect to a relation to both a [single] principle and a single goal, as when we say that all things [of the universe) are divine.
Iron depletion was achieved by removing 350 ml of blood every 10 to 15 days according to baseline hemoglobin values and venesection tolerance, until the ferritin level was less than 30 ng/ml and/or transferrin saturation was less than 25%.
The work environment may contribute further to this risk, because injection routes are frequently used for administration of medication and improper venesection practices and inadequate facilities for sharps disposal are common.
Absence of pruritus in iron deficiency following venesection. Clin Exp Dermatol.
Collotypes were obtained from the Venetian copy of the Tabula and, for completeness, a reproduction of the azygos venous system woodcut in the Venesection Letter of 1539.