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- n. Variant of venipuncture.
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- n. Alternative spelling of venipuncture.
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Blood was sampled by jugular venepuncture and allowed to clot.
While local anesthesia is rare for adult venepuncture, local anesthesia is wise for an arterial puncture; the sterile technique needs to be stringent.
For blood culture, 1-2 mls of venous blood was drawn after swabbing the venepuncture site with alcohol.
Subsequently signs of haemorrhage then appear such as vomiting blood, passing blood in the faeces, a purpuric rash or ecchymoses (caused by bleeding in the skin), bleeding from the nose or gums, menorrhagia and bleeding from venepuncture sites.
Low angle of entry and auto-alignment of bevel during venepuncture [sic]