This program provides an overview of basic vein anatomy including descriptions of the three layers of the vein and the function valves play in venipuncture and catheter advancement.
Basic Vein Anatomy
This program provides an overview of the venous system, describes the 3 layers of the vein and the function of each layer, and explains how the location of valves and the function of vasoconstriction may affect the success of a venipuncture procedure.
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