Vein identification technology
New, evidence-based technologies can improve venous access for phlebotomy and I.V. insertion, especially in patients with difficult I.V. access. This article discusses adjunctive vein access tools that can improve the success of first-time blood draws and peripheral I.V. insertion.
Kaganovskaya M, Capitulo KL, Wuerz L. Current and emerging vein identification technology for phlebotomy and peripheral I.V. cannulation. Nursing. 2023 Feb 1;53(2):39-45. doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000905708.30992.e9. PMID: 36700814.