Advice 1: How to donate blood

A blood test is one of the most important diagnostic procedures that can identify the inflammatory, endocrine and other diseases and also appreciate the work of some organs and systems and health in General. The accuracy of the study depends largely on the accuracy of blood donation.
How to donate blood

Preparation for assay



There are many kinds of blood tests and each of them requires its own preparation. However, there are General guidelines, ignoring that, to obtain reliable results of studies is simply impossible.

First, the day before giving blood you must refrain from eating fatty, salty and spicy dishes and strong coffee and tea. Second, the analysis is not desirable to pass while taking medication. If possible, the procedure is better to postpone for a few days after the end of therapy, or at least to warn the doctor that the blood test results may be distorted due to the influence of drugs.

Third, the validity of the analysis is also influenced by habit. And if Smoking should be abandoned at least for a couple of hours before giving blood, alcohol can not be taken for at least days before the procedure.
The results of the analysis may be unreliable after x-rays and physical therapy. That is why donating blood is recommended to complete all other procedures.


How to donate blood for the General analysis



General analysis of blood does not require any additional preparation. It is sufficient to comply with the above recommendations, the results of the study were reliable. One hour before blood sampling can even afford a light Breakfast, such as porridge on water and weak tea without sugar.

To during the procedure, the blood was flowing well and the technician did not have force to put pressure on the finger, it is desirable before testing to warm the hands and try to cope with anxiety.

How to take a blood sugar



The blood sugar should be done strictly on an empty stomach. To refrain from food intake should be 8, but preferably 12 hours before blood sampling. Tea, coffee, juices and other beverages are also banned. The only exception is the pure still water, to lean on which, however, is not worth it. A few SIPS to quench your thirst will be strong enough.
Before donating blood you should not brush your teeth and especially chewing gum. Contained in toothpaste and chewing gum sugar will distort the results of the analysis.


How to donate blood from a vein



Analysis for infections and hormones, and biochemical analysis is done from venous blood. To pass it should be strictly on an empty stomach, preferably before 10 am. Before blood sampling should be to sit and relax, to heart rate and blood pressure returned to normal after exercise (going to the clinic, climbing stairs to the desired floor is let minimum, but the load).

During sampling of venous blood should comply with all recommendations of the medical staff. If you feel unwell, experience dizziness or flies in the eyes, you should inform a nurse, so she promptly assisted.

Blood to sex hormones women should take on certain days of the menstrual cycle, so you should visit a doctor, that he gave direction to the lab for the desired date.

Advice 2 : How to draw blood

Blood is usually taken in hospitals, to do this analysis at home is impossible. The study of blood is done by using special reagents, microscopes and many other devices. A blood test is taken to diagnose the General condition of the person and detect possible infections. There are two main ways of drawing blood.
How to draw blood
Instruction
1
The blood from the vein.
The analysis is taken on an empty stomach, preferably in the morning. In the evening it is advisable not to eat fatty, fried and salty.
Before taking the blood arm above the elbow over tighten the harness.
After that you need to squeeze the hand into a fist, then unclench.
The area, which will be introduced with a syringe, treated with a cotton swab dipped in alcohol.
As soon as the veins become visible, gently insert the needle.
Blood taken slowly, otherwise it may become bad. In rare cases, possible nausea and dizziness.
If you need to take a lot of blood, the syringe is detached from the needle, drained the blood into a test tube. Again insert the syringe into the needle and continue the fence.
After a sample is taken, apply cotton wool soaked in alcohol, and firmly bend the elbow.
2
The blood from the finger.
Taken on an empty stomach.
Before testing, finger lightly massaged, then treated with alcohol.
With the help of a special metal pen pierced his finger.
If the blood is OK, then there is no need to squeeze the pad of the finger. The blood collection make a glass tube, wearing a rubber pear.
In that case, if the blood goes bad and the pressure pads does not help, the finger pierced again (usually another) and continue sampling.

Advice 3 : How to donate blood from a finger

Analysis of blood from the finger is informative of the General clinical analysis of blood, is able to direct the thought of the doctor in the right direction. Therefore, appoint it more often than other tests. Analysis of blood from a finger gives a detailed picture of the condition of the blood, hemoglobin level, and erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
How to donate blood from a finger
Instruction
1
For blood analysis from a finger do not need special training. It seems morning on an empty stomach. Since the last meal should take at least 8 hours. Before taking this analysis, the patient should do physical exercise. Otherwise, the result will be distorted and unreliable.
2
The blood is taken with a disposable feather pads nameless finger of the left hand, there is less likely of blood vessels. In some cases, damaged finger, a burn, high blood viscosity and other, the analysis is taken from the ear lobe. In infants this analysis is taken from the heel or big fingers of legs.
3
As a rule, the result of the analysis of blood from your finger ready for the day and handed out to the patient. If the analysis result does not satisfy you, you can pass it again.
4
Analysis of blood from a finger is assigned in order to determine the level of blood sugar. He also seems to morning. Before delivery the patient should not only eat, but to drink, smoke, chew gum, etc.
5
To take blood from finger by prescription, and independently.
6
If you feel the deterioration of your health or just want to make sure that you're all right, contact your doctor for a referral for a blood test from finger or go it alone by paying the required amount, according to the tariffs of the medical institution.
Useful advice
Don't be afraid to donate blood from a finger! This procedure is virtually painless.

Advice 4 : How to take blood from a vein in a child

A blood test is a good way to obtain detailed information on the human health. However, if blood sampling from a vein to the child, the parent should think like this, you can prepare.
How to take blood from a vein in a child
Instruction
1
Get a referral from your doctor for analysis. It can give pediatrist or narrower expert, who considers that such a study you need for your child.
2
Make the diet of the child consistent with the required analysis. In General blood should not be fed to the baby in the morning before analysis. Also contraindicated sweet drink. But at the same time can I give him to drink mineral water. In the study of blood in various diseases, such as infectious, you should not give your child fried and too salty, sweet or fatty meals within day before analysis.
3
Subject to availability choose the right time for analysis. It is best to appoint him in the morning that the child does not remain hungry for a long time.
4
With a child who has already reached preschool or school age, discuss what will happen. We should not frighten him, especially if he takes blood from a vein the first time. However, explain that in contrast to blood sampling from the finger sample from a vein will take up more time. You can also warn that, most likely, the child will have unpleasant feelings.
5
Make sure that the child does not get bored in the queue while it awaits analysis. Bring a book, his favorite toy, coloring book with crayons - depending on age. That would not only take his time but will allow you to focus on the fear of the upcoming procedure.
6
Decide whether your presence in the office during the analysis. Of course, it will be needed if the child is very small, but some students, even from primary school, the presence of parents can only interfere and cause tears or protest. Focus on psychological characteristics of the child.
7
After the analysis, think about how you can please your child for good behavior. A small surprise gift will help to smooth out the unpleasant impression of the hospital.

Advice 5 : How to donate blood

A blood test is one of the most important diagnostic procedures that can identify the inflammatory, endocrine and other diseases and also appreciate the work of some organs and systems and health in General. The accuracy of the study depends largely on the accuracy of blood donation.
How to donate blood

Preparation for assay



There are many kinds of blood tests and each of them requires its own preparation. However, there are General guidelines, ignoring that, to obtain reliable results of studies is simply impossible.

First, the day before giving blood you must refrain from eating fatty, salty and spicy dishes and strong coffee and tea. Second, the analysis is not desirable to pass while taking medication. If possible, the procedure is better to postpone for a few days after the end of therapy, or at least to warn the doctor that the blood test results may be distorted due to the influence of drugs.

Third, the validity of the analysis is also influenced by habit. And if Smoking should be abandoned at least for a couple of hours before giving blood, alcohol can not be taken for at least days before the procedure.
The results of the analysis may be unreliable after x-rays and physical therapy. That is why donating blood is recommended to complete all other procedures.


How to donate blood for the General analysis



General analysis of blood does not require any additional preparation. It is sufficient to comply with the above recommendations, the results of the study were reliable. One hour before blood sampling can even afford a light Breakfast, such as porridge on water and weak tea without sugar.

To during the procedure, the blood was flowing well and the technician did not have force to put pressure on the finger, it is desirable before testing to warm the hands and try to cope with anxiety.

How to take a blood sugar



The blood sugar should be done strictly on an empty stomach. To refrain from food intake should be 8, but preferably 12 hours before blood sampling. Tea, coffee, juices and other beverages are also banned. The only exception is the pure still water, to lean on which, however, is not worth it. A few SIPS to quench your thirst will be strong enough.
Before donating blood you should not brush your teeth and especially chewing gum. Contained in toothpaste and chewing gum sugar will distort the results of the analysis.


How to donate blood from a vein



Analysis for infections and hormones, and biochemical analysis is done from venous blood. To pass it should be strictly on an empty stomach, preferably before 10 am. Before blood sampling should be to sit and relax, to heart rate and blood pressure returned to normal after exercise (going to the clinic, climbing stairs to the desired floor is let minimum, but the load).

During sampling of venous blood should comply with all recommendations of the medical staff. If you feel unwell, experience dizziness or flies in the eyes, you should inform a nurse, so she promptly assisted.

Blood to sex hormones women should take on certain days of the menstrual cycle, so you should visit a doctor, that he gave direction to the lab for the desired date.
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