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Phlebotomy is an invasive field that is used for the collection of blood used for testing or donation. This is done by an insertion of a needle to a vein which may be dangerous in the hands of phlebotomist without proper training. Because safety is a priority of many phlebotomist, we’re seeking ways that we can enhance safety for both the medical worker and the patient when drawing out this bodily fluid from the patient. To minimize the risk of...
The biggest reason for keeping and maintain records is to ensure that the client will get continuing care as accurate as possible. Record keeping is actual communication between health care workers and clients, where it includes care planning, quality assurance of care for clients, legal documents. Record keeping is very important for care workers as they are updated every day and any changes are passed from shift to shift and when they finish they work. Those records must be kept...
During my observation in phlebotomy section of pathology lab, I learned how the samples were collected from the patients. According to my ease I can divide the whole procedure into following parts: Making the Patient Comfortable: The first step in performing a successful venipuncture is to make the patient comfortable. For this purpose make the patient sit down in the chair and talk to them in order to reduce the possible stress that they are feeling; Locating the Veins: In...
According to The State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales (NSW State Archives and Records 2008), information is the primary organizational asset needed now and in the future, and good record-keeping can help people find the information they need. It can also help to promote information sharing and collaboration. If the information is accessible and trustworthy, it can be used to make more informed decisions and take appropriate action. Since health care is considered professional, caregivers need to...
A phlebotomist is a valued member of a health care team and plays an important role. They are responsible for collecting, processing, and transporting blood specimens to the laboratory. A phlebotomist is skilled in the art of venipuncture which the puncture of a vein with the intention of drawing blood is carried out. A phlebotomist obtains blood samples, there are 3 ways blood can be taken by a phlebotomist which are venepuncture, drawing blood from a vein, capillary puncture, obtaining...