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- n. Plural form of venipuncture.
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According to an article in the Journal of Phlebotomy, an estimated one billion venipunctures are performed annually.
The antecubital vein swelled into view, bruised by all the earlier venipunctures.
But halfway through the second day of training, with about 10 venipunctures each under their belts, they relaxed enough to trade barbs alongside needle jabs.
Ultrasound guidance is increasingly used for the placement of central venous catheters (CVCs) and, in particular, peripherally inserted central (PICC) catheters, Ultrasound improves the rate of successful placements, reduces the number of venipunctures required for a successful placement, and reduces the number of catheter-related complications.