Hollister Information and Courses from MediaLab, Inc.
These are the MediaLab courses that cover Hollister and links to relevant pages within the course.
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|Concept of Hollister and similar systems|
The card has adhesive labels:for blood products,for the blood specimen, anda detachable armband stub,all with identical transfusion numbers.
|Hollister system: specimen collection and labeling|
Positively identify the patient in the usual manner.Collect a venous blood specimen in a red top tube.Complete the specimen label and the detachable armband stub before removing them from the card.Initial, date, and time the stamped specimen label (shown on upper right), and attach it securely to the blood specimen.
|Hollister system: armbands continued|
Detach the properly labeled armband stub.Insert the armband completely into the non-removable bracelet, and attach the bracelet securely to the patient's wrist. The procedure at your own institution may vary from that described above. Follow it carefully to avoid errors.
|Hollister and similar systems|
The Ident-A-Blood (™Hollister) or other similar systems (shown here) help assure that each patient gets the correct blood products.
These systems consists of a card with matching numbered labels, and an armband.
|Hollister system: armbands|
Write the following on the detachable armband stub:NameMedical record numberDateTimeYour signature