Lancets and Lancing Devices
A blood lancet, is a small medical implement used for capillary blood sampling. A blood lancets are similar to a small scalpel but with a double-edged blade or needle. Lancets are used to make punctures, such as a fingerstick, to obtain small blood specimens. Blood lancets are generally disposable. Those are one of the main tools used to check blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
What is safety lancet? Safety lancets is a single-use device for capillary blood sampling dedicated to healthcare professionals. Safety lancets are an integral component to the sharps-injury prevention programs in hospitals, clinics, laboratories, doctor’s offices and wherever both patients and professionals need to feel safe. By using safety lancets needle-stick injuries and infections can be eliminated Lancing Device A lancing device holds a lancet, which is used to puncture the skin to obtain a small blood sample for testing your glucose. Lancing devices are reusable, while a lancet is typically single use.