Hi I'm Elora Murray at Fusion 360 Studios reporting for the Phlebotomy Training News Network. Most people know that phlebotomists draw blood but there is so much more to this field of work. Here are some things you probably didn't know about phlebotomy. Let's start by going back in time in in Ancient Roman, Greek and Egyptian times removing blood from the body was considered a way to rid the body of evil spirits or illness. In addition phlebotomy isn't just for humans, veterinary offices draw blood to run tests on various animals. Something else you maybe didn't know, in early days phlebotomists were also barbers. The red white and blue barber pole is symbolic of drawing blood. Around the same time.
Phlebotomy procedures were referred to as quot;breathing a veinquot; and blood was drawn from larger veins in the neck or forearms. Another historical phlebotomy fact, quot;bloodlettingquot; was brought to the US by the pilgrims. They would draw blood from a patient until they began to feel faint. Furthermore, George Washington actually died from a botched bloodletting, when 9 pints of blood were drawn from him in attempts to cure a throat infection. Along the lines of phlebotomy, an arteriortomy is when an artery is punctured, usually in one's temple's. Finally, leeches used to be a common way to drop blood in the eighteen thirties and forties in France and.
Phlebotomy DermalCapillary Punctures
Okay, today we're going to learn how to do the dermal punctures on each other. The equipment you'll need is you'll need a lancet. Sorry, the needle lancet. You'll need your capillary tubes, alcohol swabs, your two by two gauze, you might need some tape. And then, you also need your gloves. Let's go ahead and put our gloves on. I've already obtained consent from my patient and informed them of the procedure.
As you see, I have two lancets out. You want to make sure that you always have backup equipment in case the lancet does not work. Go ahead and withdraw one of your capillary tubes. Place it out. Be careful. You might want to sit it on something that you know where it is, because it's plastic and it will blend in with the environment.
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Hi I'm Elora Murray and thanks for joining us at the Phlebotomy Training News Network. Having a career in Phlebotomy is full of benefits. Here are some examples:With each collected blood donation, phlebotomists help save up to 3 lives.In addition, Phlebotomists can take great satisfaction doing work that helps diagnose and treat patients. Also, Phlebotomists can work in a wide range of locations. Including hospitals, research laborites and insurance companies. Plus, working in the healthcare industry often gives one access to superior medical and retirement benefits. Furthermore, phlebotomists working at hospitals frequently.
Have access to employee wellness programs ad other benefits. For those of you wondering about money, an experienced phlebotomist can earn up to 20 dollars an hour.In addition, phlebotomy is a rapidlygrowing field with expected growth of 27 percent by 2022.Finally, many use phlebotomy as a steppingstone to nursing or another medical jobs. That's all the news we have for you today. Once again, I'm Elora Murray and thanks for joining us at the Phlebotomy training News Network. Have a great day.