They're the boss, you have to - you have to listen to them, you have to stop and she did not stop." The court was satisfied that the nurse-expert had properly stated the applicable standard of care for drawing blood. The court was not satisfied that there was adequate testimony that the alleged negligence was the "proximate cause" of the injuries.
LEGAL COMMENTARY: The plaintiff presented testimony from the nurse-expert which provided the standard of care for drawing blood. The nurse-expert had also testified that she considered the blood draw performed to have breached the standard of care.
In a picture of someone appearing to be drawing blood
She plans to take the research one step farther by drawing blood
samples during the night to see if healthy HIV-positives have elevated levels of these lymphokines.
Moreover, drawing blood
specimens simultaneously from different venipuncture sites may help ensure that the blood is drawn before antibiotics are administered.
The work, if verified, would give scientists an easier way to study the channel because white blood cells can be obtained by drawing blood
and are easily cultured.
"Successful Strategies for Difficult Draws." The most challenging situations healthcare professionals face when drawing blood
samples for laboratory testing include geriatric, oncology, pediatric, needle-phobic, obese, and intensive-care patients.
The experimental process, called LDL-pheresis, involves drawing blood
from a patient, running it through a device that strips out the LDL and returning the blood to the patient.
Because the testing drive offers financial incentives to blood donors and those drawing blood
, the newspaper reports that the initiative has been criticized by some AIDS organizations, while the foundation says the payments are crucial for bringing people face to face with outreach workers.
Moreover, where deuterium oxide dilution requires drawing blood
and underwater weighing requires immersion in a calibrated pool, the infrared technique can be completed in three minutes and may ultimately require no more than the rolling up of one's sleeve.
A The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) is quite detailed in its venipuncture standard on the proper procedure for drawing blood from a patient receiving IV fluids.
Drawing blood above an IV is a risky proposition, even when it is temporarily discontinued.
At the bedside, caregivers scan patients' identification bracelets before drawing blood
, ensuring positive patient identification.
This low prevalence has prompted the recommendation that phlebotomists drawing blood from volunter donors should not wear gloves, because doing so might frighten donors, giving them the impression that they can get AIDS from giving blood.
"However, some regional blood banks have adopted a policy of wearing gloves when drawing blood from volunteer donors.