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Chapter 10

Capillary Punctures

QuestionAnswer
Medical term for heel bone is? Calcaneus
Spiral patterns of the ridges that form a fingerprint are called? Whorls
Maximum depth of the lancet? 2.0 mm
Why is it important to document that blood was taken by capillary collection? Test results vary depending on the method of collection
What is the safest area for a heel puncture? Medial lateral planter Surface
Definition of Osteomyelitis? Inflammation of the bone marrow and adjacent bone
If only a Hematocrit is ordered ,what device can be used? Microhematocrit Tube
What color microcontainer is used for a bilirubin test? Amber Colored tube
What color cap on a microtainer is used for TSH? Yellow or Red
Tests that cannot be performed by finger or heel sticks? ESR, Blood cultures, Coagulation tests, Tests that require a large volume
In the order of draw when using the capillary method, what is first? CBG's or Differentials
Selection of the lancet depth is determined by? The volume of blood needed
Capillary blood closely resembles? Arterial Blood
High levels of ____ will cause jaundice. Bilirubin
Why is it important to get an EDTA microtainer before a serum microtainer when using a capillary method? Hematology tests are most affected by microclots in the sample
A genetic disorder in the enzyme that breaks down Phen
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