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New Device Makes Drawing Blood Less Traumatic

by Sheela Philomena on  September 12, 2011 at 2:15 PM Medical Gadgets   - G J E 4
AccuVein AV300 - a revolutionary novel device that makes drawing blood and inserting Ivs a less painful experience for patients.
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The AccuVein AV300 is a small, lightweight,handheld device that "paints" veins in a high-visibility pattern using infrared light. The device is held seven inches above a patient's veins, and, when a button is pressed, the red light is projected over the area to conspicuously highlight veins below the skin's surface.

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According to Sinai advanced practice nurse Michelle Salmon, R.N., M.S.N., ACNP, C.N.S.-B.C., the AV300 has proven to be a welcome tool for both hospital personnel and patients, Finding a vein can sometimes be a challenge, but this device makes it much easier. Our patients think it is great. They are intrigued to see how their veins show up under the light.

Source: Newswise
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Is a good news for doctors, nursing staff as well as patients. Every body including doctor may one day or other can become a patient. There is no exemption at all. So it is a blessing to whole humanity
DrAbdulla Monday, September 12, 2011

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