#IVTEAM #Intravenous literature: Kelly, L.J. (2013) Vascular access: viewing the vein. British Journal of Nursing. 22(19), Supplement, p.S16-S18.
Venepuncture and cannulation are procedures regularly carried out by health professionals and form a critical component of patient care. Venepuncture, or the collection of blood from a vein, is usually performed for laboratory analysis to assist with diagnosis and treatment of the patient.