venipuncture

(redirected from Blood draw)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

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
References in classic literature ?
Then Purun Bhagat smiled, for he remembered that his mother was of Rajput Brahmin birth, from Kulu way--a Hill-woman, always home-sick for the snows--and that the least touch of Hill blood draws a man in the end back to where he belongs.
As mentioned above, New York State has an implied consent law under which any person who operates a motor vehicle on a public highway is deemed to have given consent to a DWI blood draw whenever they are arrested or taken into custody for DWI.
Candidates for study inclusion were those patients who required a blood draw for laboratory diagnostics.
LAIRS did produce values approximating those obtained via the standard blood draw and displayed a quantitative increase with the transfusion of additional red blood cells (Table.
Participation in the national project involves a two-hour interview and blood draw.
The court found that fact issues as to whether the inmate consented to the blood draw precluded summary judgment on the inmate's Fourth Amendment claim.
1933(1)(b) seems relatively precise, the dearth of Florida case law on the subject may propagate uncertainty among law enforcement officers, as well as practicing attorneys, regarding when a forced blood draw under [section] 316.
The court noted that Registered Nurse Sabine Niedzwiecki testified for the patient as an expert regarding the standard of care for blood draw procedures.
This expanded agreement follows a successful one-year pilot between the companies at select LabCorp blood draw sites.
a mission-based not-for-profit organization that partners with healthcare organizations around the world, and Velano Vascular, a medical technology company transforming and enhancing the care experience for hospitalized patients and their care givers, announced today that they have signed an agreement to define and establish a more patient-centered standard of care for one of the most common procedures in medicine -- the inpatient blood draw.
Controls were selected from the cohort and matched to cases on the basis of several factors, including date of membership in the cohort, date of birth, gender, timing of first maternal blood draw, and the number of available serum samples (for details see Susser et al.
Presumably the cut-off value for counting drug failure should be adjusted if the second blood draw is at, for example, 7 days, although the paper did not discuss this.