venipuncture


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ve·ni·punc·ture

 (vē′nĭ-pŭngk′chər, vĕn′ĭ-)
n.
Puncture of a vein, as for drawing blood, intravenous feeding, or administration of medicine.

venipuncture

(ˈvɛnɪˌpʌŋktʃə) or

venepuncture

n
(Medicine) med the puncturing of a vein, esp to take a sample of venous blood or inject a drug

venipuncture

The surgical opening of a vein using a small instrument.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.venipuncture - (medicine) puncture of a vein through the skin in order to withdraw blood for analysis or to start an intravenous drip or to inject medication or a radiopaque dye
puncture - the act of puncturing or perforating
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations

venipuncture

n venopunción f, punción venosa, punción f de una vena para sacar sangre o inyectar algo
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The fourth edition adds a chapter on venipuncture for blood withdrawl.
This procedure is based on our earlier studies on preanalytical factors that could influence the nucleosome concentrations between venipuncture and centrifugation, between centrifugation and EDTA addition, between EDTA addition and freezing, during long-term storage, and between thawing and test performance (17).
After the first 24-36 hours, blood is collected by venipuncture (sticking a needle into a vein) with the veins in the forearm the primary site.
The stated purpose of the study was to explore the accuracy of international normalization ratio (INR) values from a heparinized CVC line and the arterial bloodline sample port compared to INR values drawn from a venipuncture sample.
Hypodermic Needle-Pro(R) needle protection devices for small gauge needles complement the successful Needle-Pro(R) line of products for hypodermic injections and venipuncture blood collection.
To estimate the occurrence and distribution of human hantavirus infection, we used SNV ELISA to conduct a serologic survey of a sample of hospital patients requiring venipuncture for routine procedures.
Volunteers were recruited for venipuncture to determine varicella serology.
Our facility insures that the Nurse Externs DO NOT perform any procedures that require special certification, such as venipuncture or nasogastric intubation.
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Topics range from basic instruction on performing a venipuncture to more specialized training.
Paramedics are licensed EMTs who are then trained in advanced life support measures including venipuncture, intravenous therapy, medication administration, arrhythmia interpretation, and defibrillation.