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Figure 7. Sample Area Diagram: Phlebotomy

A Toolkit for Redesign in Health Care: Final Report

Area diagram depicts movements a sample phlebotomist through a hospital building. Go to Text Description for details.

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A rectangle represents a stop at the lab.
A filled circle represents a stop for a routine blood draw.
A circle with a dot in the middle represents a stop for a STAT blood draw when the phlebotomist hand delivers the blood to lab.

Note: Data in this chart are for illustrative purposes only.

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Current as of September 2005
Internet Citation: Figure 7. Sample Area Diagram: Phlebotomy: A Toolkit for Redesign in Health Care: Final Report. September 2005. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/toolkit/tkfig7.html