BP cuff as tourniquet

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BP cuff as tourniquet

Postby Guest » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:38 pm

I'm doing some blood draws at a pharmacy where they need the plasma to make eye drops. I need to draw a TON of blood, anywhere from 6 to 14 tubes! Going to have to use the BP cuff as a tourniquet, as it's easier to control. What mmHg settings do you folks us to start the initial draw, and then what do you dial it down to for the rest of the draw? I seem to recall 20 mmhg, but it's been a LONG time. Thanks in advance for the advice.

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Re: BP cuff as tourniquet

Postby berykute » Wed Jul 08, 2015 8:20 pm

why would you need to use a BP cuff anyway? :?:

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