A well-performed blood draw is a critical component of the quality of specimens used for laboratory tests.
The practice of drawing blood during intravenous line starts raises questions about the quality of the specimen.
A presentation from Mayo Clinic’s Hot Topic series discusses this practice. Brad Karon, MD, co-director of laboratory services in the division of clinical core laboratory services and associate professor of laboratory medicine and pathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn, will present on the topic.
To read or watch the presentation, click here.
To see the Hot Topic series in a podcast format, click here.