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How to estimate blood loss!



First responders do not estimate blood loss very well. The MAR Method was created using a fist to cover a surface area of blood that equals 20 mL.

MAR Method Study:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19931755

Another article:
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/12/091218133006.htm

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Automatic vacuum blood collection tube production line



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The whole production line connected by individual modular, including labeling, tube loading, gel filling (optional), dosing, drying, stoppering & capping, vacuuming, tray loading, shrink packing and etc. Improve traditional process with gel filled online, ensure the whole line running smoothly with free modular combination. Each modular controlled by its own PLC, only 3 skilled workers watch the whole line to reach 15000-20000pcs/h capacity. No human operation online that decrease error caused by human or difference between batches, plus auto inspection during all online process, which improves production efficiency and products quality.
Production capacity: 15,000 ~ 20,000 pcs/hour

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VACUETTE® QUICKSHIELD Safety Tube Holder – English Version



Greiner Bio-One Official Product Video

Do the Twist

More flexibility — as offered by the new VACUETTE® QUICKSHIELD Safety Tube Holder.

The safety shield of the newly designed holder can now be positioned in any direction. As per the slogan “Do the twist”, right-handed and left-handed users can now rotate the safety shield to the position that suits them best.

The rotating safety shield ensures:

clear visibility of the entire puncture site

greater flexibility to adapt as effectively as possible to any situation

VACUETTE® QUICKSHIELD Safety Tube Holder offers following advantages:

Greater flexibility in regards to user and patient-specific requirements thanks to the rotating safety shield.

Activated with the aid of a solid surface or thumb.

Comfort through one-handed activation.

Safety product suitable for compliance with European Directive 2010/32.

Dot on the protective needle cap serves as an orientation aid for the needle bevel.

No changes to collection technique.

An audible click indicates to the user that the safety shield has been fully activated.

Can be used with equal ease by both left-handers and right-handers.

Clear tube holder to differentiate from non-rotatable version.

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https://www.gbo.com/quickshield

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Surgical Tech Tips Introduction



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Blood Transfusion and Intravenous Infusion – Clinical Skills



This video – produced by students at Oxford University Medical School in conjunction with the faculty – demonstrates the principles and techniques underlying intravenous infusion of fluids and the safe transfusion of blood. It is part of a series of videos covering clinical skills and is linked to Oxford Medical Education (www.oxfordmedicaleducation.com)

This video was produced in collaboration with Oxford Medical Illustration – a department of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. For more information, please visit www.oxfordmi.nhs.uk

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How to Find a Vein on a Hard Stick – IV, Venipuncture, & Phlebotomy Trick



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This is the best tip and trick for any one trying to draw blood or get an IV in a hard or difficult stick. Never miss again!

The Illumivein™ is a Unique, High Powered Red LED Flashlight that can be used to help anyone locate veins beneath the skin. Its slim and light design makes it extremely easy to carry and ideal for any situation. You will be amazed when you are able to visualize a vein that is invisible to the human eye.

Specifications:

– 9 High Powered LEDs
– Red Illumination
– Black Aluminium Body
– Nylon Wrist Strap
– Stylish, velvet carrying pouch
– 3xAAA Batteries (not included)

This device is similar to a “Vein Transilluminator” or “Vein Finder” which retails for $200+. For $24.99 you get a device that essentially utilizes the same technology, a ~700 nm light frequency that is naturally absorbed by the blood and casts off a dark, shadow like appearance of deep veins.

Need help finding a vein?

For best results please dim or shut off the lights in the room completely.

Step 1: Turn the Illumivein™ on by pressing the button on the bottom of the device.

Step 2: Putting gentle pressure on the skin with the light, slowly move the device from side to side. Veins will show as a shadow, or dark line, that will appear in the peripheral of the red glow seen around the device. Note: The device must stay in contact with the skin while searching for a vein for best results.

Step 3: Once a vein (dark shadow/line) is found, repostion the Illumivein™ for the best visual of the vein. It is best to follow the path of the vein so that you have a visual of its size and direction.
Note: it is best to find a vein that follows a straight path.

Step 4: Congratulations! You have found your vein.

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Spanish Medical Terminology You Should Know| Nurses, Phlebs, and Med Techs/Lab |



Here I talk about 15 different terms and sayings that could come in handy when talking with ESL Spanish speaking people in a healthcare scenario, involving blood draws, or other laboratory collections.

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Phlebotomy & Lab Blood Tubes Explained



Hi guys ! I’m a medical laboratory scientist, and I’ve decided to make a short video explaining some of the blood tubes you may encounter when drawing blood. I work at a small hospital where the med tech’s also are responsible for doing some of the blood draws. I’ve worked at other hospitals where it is solely the job of the phlebotomist. Regardless, it is important to know which tubes are necessary for specific lab testing, and generically used for different departments in the lab. I will be talking about the term “rainbow” and which tubes that refers to, as well as tubes for short blood draws, and a few random tests that you won’t see too often in routine blood work.
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Order of draw
Phlebotomy training
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