Best practices in phlebotomy covers all the steps recommended for safe phlebotomy and reiterates the accepted principles for blood drawing and blood collection. The chapter includes background information, practical guidance and illustrations relevant to best practices in phlebotomy.
The information given in this section underpins that given in the remainder of Part II for specific situations. Document also provides information relevant to the procedure for drawing blood given below in Section 2.2, but focuses on blood collection from donors. Institutions
can use these guidelines to establish standard operating procedures.
Best practices in phlebotomy - WHO Guidelines on Drawing Blood