The Center for Phlebotomy Education recently released Blood Collection Errors and Their Impact on Patients for posting in laboratories, processing stations and educational environments. The chart is a poster-sized adaptation of the SmartChartTM by the same name released last year. It details the catastrophic consequences possible when those who draw blood samples choose to neglect the standards and their employer's established blood collection procedures.
New Poster Details Risks to Patients
Shows how one simple mistake can have devastating patient consequences.
New poster depicts the how those unskilled in phlebotomy who make mistakes during a routine venipuncture can have disastrous consequences to the patient.