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Final Exam

Chapter 9 Phlebotomy Challenges and Solutions

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the lymphatic system removes excess fluids not absorbed by capillaries, causing the patient to accumulate fluids; stoppage of the flow of lymph; Lymphpstsasis
patients have been implanted with radioactive materials; Brachytherapy
the suppression of blood flow controlled by the brain due to stress; Sympathetic Blood Flow Distress
fainting; cerebral anemia; Syncope
a condition in which the veins constrict or become noticeably smaller; Vasoconstriction
small,nonraised, red spots that appear on skin when a tourniquet and sometimes a blood pressure cuff is applied Petechiae
uncontrollable bleeding and poses a threat to the patient Hemorrhaging
"blood tumor" nonvenous reaction caused by a leekage of blood in tissuesa Hemotoma
commonly referred to as a "bleeder"; This patient is lacking certain clotting factors in his or her blood so their blood cannot clot. Hemophilliac
having to do with blood hema-
a physical response to the body's needs may slow blood flow to the arms and legs and they may feel cold. In extreme distress, the patient appears cyanotic; Blood flow controlled by tissue needs Autorugulatory Blood Flow Distress
A relative lack of of oxygen marked by a bluish skin color Cyanotic
the cardiac cycle beginning with the contraction of the atria and ending with the contraction of the ventricles Conduction System
a byproduct of the metabolism, advanced levels indicate advanced stage of renal failure Creatinine
a 24-hour,daily, activity cycle affecting body functioning Circadium Rythym
The study of tumors, cancer Oncology
can cause yellowing of eyes and skin; bruising/ or prolonged bleeding can occur Jaundice
can cause mental retardation and the T4 thyroid test can in indicate function disorders Hypothyroidism
What should not be performed on infants 6 months or below? Fingersticks
an inflammation of the bone which can develop serious bone infection if a lancet penetrates the bone Osteomyelitis
often referred to as the 'bullet, ' with a volume of 0.2 cc. these must be allowed to fill completely with no bubbles present microtube/microvette
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