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Blood samples Key
Key to blood samples that allows extraction without discarding blood
When a blood sample is performed in an intensive care unit is often used venous or arterial routes the patient has previously channeled both central and peripheral. However, normally flows
through these pathways fluid therapy, medication or heparinized saline, involves removing and discarding a certain amount of blood prior to extraction itself. The purpose or goal of this waste is to prevent the blood collected is sent to the lab present any component that can alter the outcome of the analysis. This key
prevents the need to discard the first amount of blood extracted from a patient.
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