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PE Ch 10

Phlebotomy Essentials Ch 10

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arterialized term used to describe a capillary specimen collected from a warmed site
blood film/smear a drop of blood spread thin on a microscope slide
calcaneus medical term for the heel bone
CBGs capillary blood gases; blood gas tets on a capillary specimen
cyanotic bluish in color from lack of oxygen
differential microscopic examination of a blood smear to identify number, type, and characterisitics of blood cells
feather thinnest area of a properly made blood smear where a differential is performed
galactosemia disorder characterized by an ingerited inability to metabolize milk sugar
hypothyroidism disorder characterized by insufficient levels of thyroid hormones
interstitial fluid fluid in the tissue spaces between the cells
intracellular fluid fluid within the cells
lancet sharp-pointed or bladed instrument used for capillary puncture
mircocollection containers special small plactic tubes used to collect capilary speciments
microhematocrit tubes narrow-bore 50-75 ml capillary tubes
nerwborn/neonatal screening routine testing of newborns for the presence of certain disorders
osteochondritis inflammation of the bone and cartilae
osteomyelitis inflammation of the bone marrow and adjacent bone
PKU disorder involving a defect in the metabolism of phenylalnine
posterior curvature back of the heel
whorls spiral pattern of the finger print
According to CLSI standards ___________ should not be used for capillary puncture on newborns and infants under 1 year of age fingers or earlobes
recommended site for capillary puncture on adult and older children palmar surface of the distal or end segment of the middle or ring fiinger of the nondominant hand
safe location for heel puncture medial or lateral plantar surfaces
warming increases the blood flow ____________times more seven
wipe away first drop of blood on a capillary puncture d/t alcohol can hemolyze specimen and contamination by excess tissue fluid
When collecting bilirubin specimens it is important to: shut off the UV light
Created by: rslagter