Sunday, June 12, 2011

CC01 Lecture: Venipuncture Materials

Vacutainer Adapters

Vacutainer adapters are used in venipuncture utilizing the vacutainer method. This is the disposable type of adapters and are used only once. They hold the vacutainer tube in place during blood extraction or phlebotomy.

The Tourniquet

The tourniquet is used in venipuncture to make the veins prominent.

The syringe and needle

The syringe and needle are used to perform venipuncture (collection of blood from the veins). It is also used to inject intramuscularly, intravenously or intradermally medications and solutions.

Vacutainer Tubes

Vacutainer tubes are materials used when performing venipuncture. Venipuncture is the extraction of blood from the veins of a patient.

The Vacutainer Adapter

The adapter helps to hold the vacutainer tube in place during venipuncture procedure.

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