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Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy Certification

QuestionAnswer
Practice of drawing blood? Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy is performed primarily for what? Diagnosis Monitoring patient condition
% by volume of packed rbc's in a given amount of blood after centrifugation Hematocrit
Destruction of rbc's with release of hgb Hemolysis
Liquid portion of whole blood that contains active clotting agents Plasma
Liquid portion of whole blood that remains after the blood has clotted Serum
Fainting, flashback Syncope
Blood going back in the body through the brachial artery Venous reflux
Additive- sodium phlyanetholsulfonate- prevents blood from clotting, stabilizing bacteria growth Use- blood/body fluid cultures Yellow tube
Additive- none Use- serum testing, chemistry studies, serology, blood bank Red tube
Created by: MedStud789