At a glance: a guide to venepuncture in adults

Claire Ford*, Katy Skarparis

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

This article will provide clinical guidance on carrying out venepuncture on an adult. It will discuss site, equipment selection and aseptic non-touch technique. The aims are to increase knowledge of the anatomical structures associated with venepuncture, demonstrate the clinical procedural technique of venepuncture, and provide an awareness of the dangers and complications of this invasive technique.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-65
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Journal of Nursing
Volume33
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jan 2024

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