first, please take a moment to understand a few key words we will use throughout this page and site.
1. Injury - an instance of being injured. the fact of being injured; harm or damage.
2. Pain - physical suffering or discomfort caused by illness or injury.
3. Distention - the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions.
4. Tourniquet - a device for stopping the blood through a vein or artery, typically by compressing a limb with a cord or tight bandage.
5. Venous Access - Venous access introduces a needle into a vein, usually for the purpose of withdrawing blood or administering medication.
Now, take a moment to reflect on your last visit to the phlebotomist, a laboratory or your doctor's office.
1. did you have blood drawn?
2. did you feel pain?
3. was a tourniquet used?
4. If a tourniquet was used, why was this device used? if the definition of the tourniquet is to "stop the blood through a vein or artery". weren't you there to have blood EXTRACTED AND NOT STOPPED?
we will spare you the images of bruised arms, swollen/red wrists, and in some cases, amputee arms due to vein injuries caused by the tourniquet or the multi-stick blood draw event.
however, we will share with you, the patient, what makes our 21cVA blood draw technique different from the current, old method still being performed.
below is a short list of differences. you do have a choice when it comes to your next blood draw, blood collection or iv infusion. if we can help any other questions about who we are, please call or email us and we will be happy to respond promptly.
We are available by phone Monday - Friday 9am - 8pm.
Please call 6I8.259.778I
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