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New Device Means Fewer Needle Sticks At Local Children’s Hospital

You might cringe at the idea of having your blood drawn or being hooked up to an IV line. Many have had the fear of needles since they were kids, but one revolutionary device being used at McLane Children’s Hospital Scott & White in Temple could be preventing that fear ten fold.

Since September, the hospital has been using a device called Vein Viewer. With infrared light, the Vein Viewer projects vein real-time on the skin.


Have you had an opportunity of using this product?  What were your thoughts on it?  Do you think this product will help reduce the number of accidental needlesticks?  Please leave your comments below.