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A Detailed Description on the Infrared Vein Finders

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 1:38
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One of the most problematic issues that may occur during the extraction of blood is not getting veins. Some people could be very challenging as their veins maybe small or deep-seated. Puncturing sites repeatedly could be quite aching for the patients and may also lower the confidence levels of the phlebotomist. Thus, many companies have tried to find a pragmatic solution to this complicated issue. Technology has gifted the health care sector with an exceptional device, which could find the veins easily making the task easy for the medical professionals and painless for the patients. In the following discussion, we would know more about this excellent device that has managed to revolutionize the extensive domain of medicines.

More about Vein Finders

The hi-tech device that we would be talking about has many names. They are vein locators, vein lights, or infrared vein finder. Most of the leading organizations have made this equipment, in order to make the process of phlebotomy stress-free and prevent the complications that come with it. It is integrated with some exceptional features and readily available in the market at an affordable price. Every top-notch institution that cares about its patients as well as venipuncture staff would certainly possess this system. So, before delving into the excellent traits that have made the device widely popular, let us take a quick look at how vein finders work.

The device utilizes the infrared wavelengths of LEDs that illuminates the flesh of the site. In a more detailed way, hemoglobin present inside the blood absorbs the high light so when one holds up the device over the skin, veins appear like dark bands, which stands in contrast to the other neighboring tissues. Now we would move onto the distinguished features of these devices that have made them such an optimal choice for medical industry.

Distinctive Features of Vein Finders

  • Vein finders make use of three colors- blue, white and reddish green. They work with all skin types.
  • This device uses cold light, which means they are not harmful for the phlebotomist while he is detecting the veins.
  • Vein finders have an antenna, which means that they could measure the accurate distance between the veins and the device, thus, offering a clear picture.
  • They are user-friendly and could be operated without much difficulty.
  • The brightness of the devices could be adjusted by the one using it providing a more exact image of the veins.
  • They are light-weighted and hence, conform to the feature of being extremely portable.

Owing to the above-mentioned points, infrared vein finderhas acquired widespread recognition. It happens to be beneficial both for the medical personnel and the patient.

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