Category Archives: Point of Care

The Dangers of Poor Patient Handling Techniques

When studies show that a person can put about 1,000lb of pressure on their back just by turning a 100lb person on their side, it’s not [...]

4 Fun Phlebotomy Order of Draw Mnemonics

One of the most important sets of information a beginning phlebotomist must memorize is phlebotomy order of draw. Blood must be drawn in a s [...]

Why a Phlebotomy Chair Can Make or Break a Blood Draw

Your blood draw patients are not all alike, so you cannot expect a single phlebotomy chair to meet all of their needs. Accommodating patient [...]

Major Side Effects of High Hospital Noise Volumes

From audible medical equipment alarms to visitors who use waiting areas as their personal conference rooms, hospitals can get pretty noisy. [...]

5 Ways to Better Manage Your Blood Draw Workload

There is way more to a blood draw experience than the draw itself. It really begins before the patient even sits down. From greeting to post [...]

5 Things Phlebotomists Hear on Repeat

If only the comments and pick-up lines phlebotomists hear were unique. It’s as if there’s one very short book on how to get under a phle [...]

5 Things Louder than Titan Draw Carts

Noisy draw carts can decrease patient satisfaction. They also can make healthcare professionals self conscious, especially when rolling over [...]

4 Ways Point-of-Care Ultrasound Improves Patient Care

More and more healthcare professionals are recognizing ultrasound imaging’s full potential. The healthcare world long has known ultras [...]
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