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What is a heel stick?

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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry

In brief: Blood Draw

A heel stick is a special blood draw that is typically performed on neonates.

In brief: Blood Draw

A heel stick is a special blood draw that is typically performed on neonates.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine

In brief: Blood work

In adults sometimes a finger stick gives enough blood to run a few types of tests.
In babies, their fingers are just too small but there heels are the perfect size. Same idea, just a different location.

In brief: Blood work

In adults sometimes a finger stick gives enough blood to run a few types of tests.
In babies, their fingers are just too small but there heels are the perfect size. Same idea, just a different location.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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