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Blood collection is extremely safe, however occasionally problems arise during or after collection. We have outlined below simple and appropriate steps to assist in the prevention of these problems.
Leave cotton wool swab or bandaid in place for 1 to 3 hours.
How to avoid bruising and/or bleeding from the needle site.
What to do in case of bruising and/or bleeding from the needle site.
If required contact you requesting doctor or St. Vincent’s Pathology on 9231 2888
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