Reply To: therapeutic phlebotomy

  • Janet DeJean

    Member
    January 13, 2022 at 5:13 pm

    Hi!
    I am happy to share our process.  If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to me.  

    Hope this helps!

    Janet

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    Janet DeJean, MSN, RN, CPON
    Clinical Specialist
    Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers
    Houston, Texas 77030
    832-822-4870
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    Original Message:
    Sent: 01-13-2022 03:43 PM
    From: Kathleen Ackerman
    Subject: therapeutic phlebotomy

    Looking at our procedure for therapeutic phlebotomy. Would anyone care to share their current process?
    We see pt in our outpatient IV room, usually do the phlebotomy in a chair, with a peripheral IV and active (vs passive or gravity) phlebotomy. We are curious if anyone is using passive measures, and if they are working well-do you have any tips? Do you use a bag, syringe, or vacutainers for the blood? Oral or IV hydration? Do you have a policy or procedure you could share? Happy to post the results of the comments if anyone else is interested.
    thanks
    Kathy

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    Kathy Ackerman, MSN, PCNS-BC
    CNS-Pediatrics
    MSK Kids, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    NY, NY
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