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Everything: TUBES

Order, tubes, color, additives.

Evacuated tubes plastic/ some glass rubber or plastic safety covers different sizes & volumes premeasured vacuum short draws additive tubes must be inverted after filling judgment on tube size based on patient & veins
Tube stoppers color coding non-additive & additive tubes trace-element free tubes (not common)
Tube with additive amount of additve in tube corresponds to amount of blood from full draw less blood = incorrect ratio = affect some test results never use tube thats expired
Additive tubes Anticoagulants: EDTA Citrates Heparin Oxalates
Order of Draw? Yellow Light blue Red Green Lavender Gray
Created by: 1741370178