The risk of iatrogenic anaemia from frequent venesection could be reduced with the widespread adoption of small volume blood tubes. A South Australian study of their use in haematology inpatients found small volume tubes could reduce the amount of blood collected by 42% compared to standard volume tubes. The quality improvement project in the haematology ...
Downsizing blood tubes avoids iatrogenic anaemia in hospital patients
By Mardi Chapman
1 Feb 2018