Phlebotomy

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Phlebotomy

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Types of Vessels
 
Arteries, Veins, Capillaries
Heart Layers
 
Pericardium, Epicardium, Myocardium, Endocardium
Divides the Heart into R & L
 
Cardicac Septum
Types of Blood Vessels
 
Erythrocytes (RBC's) Leukocytes (WBC') Thrombocytes (Platelets)
Functions of Blood
 
Transportation, Regulation, Protection
Phlebotomy
 
Surgical puncture of a vein
Methods of Venipuncture
 
Syringe & Vacutainer
Angle for Venipuncture
 
15 to 25 degrees
Most commonly used veins
 
Median Cephalic vein Median Basilic vein Median Cubital vein
Eguipment needed for venipuncture procedure
 
gloves, alcohol pads, gauze pads, sterile needle, needle holder, blood specimen tubes, sharps container.