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Veinpucture Complications

Occluded vein blocked
Sclerosed vein hardened
Lymphostasis lack of lymph fluid movement
Alcohol cannot be used for ____test alcohol
Tests affected by TORNIQUET on too long: plasma proteins, enzymes and lipids... Increases RBC, calcium, iron, potassium, and lactic acid.
Hemoconcentration causes fist pumping, sclerosed, occluded vein, prolonged IV therapy or dehydration.
Angle of butterfly WIS 10-15 degrees
Syncope fainting-head between the knees and cold compress on neck, then lie down
Emesis nausea-breathe slowly and deeply
Patients on anticoagulants apply pressure for __minutes >5 minutes
Anemia may result with as little as ____ blood removed per day 3-4 mL
Compartment Syndrome a condition in which pressure within the tissue prevents blood from flowing freely in the blood vessels. Causes swelling and pain and may damage nerves and other tissues.
Created by: glamorousglenys



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