Not at all a dilemma-drawing bloods - page 2

hello all, in my most recent job, we draw our own bloods. there is no phlebotomy department. no big deal but since i never had to do that before and have had no formal teaching other than hands on,... Read More

  1. by   Diana in Sweden
    I "scoop" too...... I find the veins that you cannot see but only feel are the best ones.. they lie still and are usually large enough ..
    stretching the skin towards you a bit helps too
    HTH a little
    Last edit by Diana in Sweden on Jul 15, '03
  2. by   mother/babyRN
    Scooping it is! Thanks ladies!