Webster's defines phlebotomy as:
phle bot o my \fli-'bät-eh-mee\ n : the letting of blood in the treatment of disease : VENESECTION
A FEW OF MY
A FEW OF MY
|25 gauge butterflies - What an invention!||Vinyl gloves|
|Large veins||Whiny kids... "Mommy I don't want this!"|
|Emergency room nurses drawing their own lab specimens||People who think they're amusing by calling me a vampire|
|People who can't find humor in this page|
What do you say to a lab tech who just got promoted?
Coagulations! (Obligatory groan)
|10.||This won't hurt a bit.|
|9.||My, you have nice veins.|
|8.||This tape is good for more than just wrapping bandages.|
|7.||This shirt is too tight. I think you'll need to remove it, Ms. Bassinger.|
|6.||Wanna take my centrifuge for a ride?|
|5.||I can get you vacutainers at half price.|
|4.||That's normal - everybody bleeds the first time.|
|3.||Can I recline that donor chair for you?|
|2.||I am told my stick is very good.|
|1.||Is that a syringe in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?|
UMD's "Virtual Phlebotomy" Site - test your phlebotomy savvy.
The Needle Phobia Page - A look at the other side of the test tube.
The "Ironman" site - Information and humor about hemachromatosis, an iron surplus condition treated by blood letting!
The UPHP is now proud to introduce the Unofficial Phlebotomy Guest Book! Leave your thoughts or find out what's on the minds of phlebotomists everywhere.
Last updated on or around 8/27/97.