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I didn't see phlebotomy change the needle before she started. Would it have came out on the aids test if she didn't change the needle than and there?
What are you asking?: You won't see the needle being changed. The phlebotomist attaches it to the tube holder before approaching you. In the developed world, a phlebotomist caught re-using a needle would never work in health care again. If you thought there was a problem, why didn't you ask? It's your right -- you could have been shown that the needle was good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a patient is on an aspirin regimen what test performed by a lancet in the foremarm, would be most affected? Studying for a phlebotomy class and i just wanted to know if i was right.
Reduce Blood Count: In a disorder known as polycytemia vera, the body makes too many red blood cells which can lead to blood literally clogging up especially small blood vessels. A unit of blood will be withdrawn at some interval established by a physician letting the blood count drop/complications to lessen. Unfortunately the blood taken in this disorder has to be disgarded, not used for blood transfusions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a phlebotomy a week and they took 200ml too much i felt awful ever since how long until i'm feeling better?
Sounds like they: Took about 1.67 units. Should rebound in another week or two. Delay the next procedure until you feel better and HGB is 12 or higher. ...Read more
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