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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 381-4

Blood collection procedures in hematology : knowledge and practice among laboratory personnel.


Department of Pathology, Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, Delhi

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S Chaturvedi
Department of Pathology, Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, Delhi

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Blood collection is an important preanalytical component of haematological testing. This questionnaire based study was conducted on laboratory personnel to elicit their knowledge and practice regarding blood collection procedures for haematological testing. Questionnaire comprised of 37 multiple choice questions, of which 10 questions each were related to essential and desirable knowledge, 10 to practice and 7 to educational and job profile. Ninety four laboratory personnel participated in the study. Analysis was done on SPSS software. Percentages of unsatisfactory scores were 42.6%, 4.3%, 17% and 6% in the essential knowledge, desirable knowledge, practice and total scoring respectively. 91.5%, however, had a satisfactory total score. Importance needs to be given to blood collection procedures both, individually and collectively. The study highlights the deficient areas which need to addressed by all laboratorians. Such studies should also be conducted among nursing and resident staff- the other groups concerned with blood collection.


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