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Phlebotomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Phlebotomy
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.998.110.625
E02.800.558
E04.665.150.625
E05.200.998.110.625
Unique ID
D018962
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018962
Annotation
for historical articles & historical contexts use BLOODLETTING
Scope Note
The techniques used to draw blood from a vein for diagnostic purposes or for treatment of certain blood disorders such as erythrocytosis, hemochromatosis, polycythemia vera, and porphyria cutanea tarda.
Entry Term(s)
Venesection
Venipuncture
NLM Classification #
WB 381
Previous Indexing
Bloodletting (1966-1995)
See Also
Bloodletting
Infusions, Intravenous
Injections, Intravenous
Leeching
Public MeSH Note
1996; see BLOODLETTING 1987-1995; VENESECTION see BLOODLETTING 1987-1995; VENIPUNCTURE see BLOODLETTING 1989-1995
History Note
1996; use BLOODLETTING 1987-1995; VENESECTION use BLOODLETTING 1987-1995; VENIPUNCTURE use BLOODLETTING 1989-1995
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/05/26
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Phlebotomy Preferred
Venipuncture Related
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