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WTC Phlebotomy Vocab

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Basilic Vein prominent vein in the antecubital fossa
Cephalic Vein prominent vein of the antecubital fossa
Median cubital vein one of the three prominent veins on the anterior surface of the forearm
Gauge number describing the diameter of a needle's lumen
EDTA ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
Hematoma reddened, swollen area in which blood collects under the skin
Hemoconcentration increased in the ratio of formed elements to plasma, usually caused by leaving the tourniquet on too long
Hemolysis destruction of red blood cells
Lumen hollow tube within a needle
Order of draw prescribed sequence in which tubes with different additives should be filled during a multitube collection
Palpate touch
Phlebotomy practice of drawing blood
Syringe a tube with a nozzle and piston or bulb for sucking in and ejecting liquid
Tourniquet strip of material used to reduce circulation and increase prominence of veins
Vein vessel carrying blood toward the heart
Venipuncture puncture of a vein
Winged collection set small needle and flexible tube for delicate veins
Vacutainer blood collection tube
Informed Consent consent to a procedure with full understanding of the risks and the right to refuse to undergo the procedure
Certification verification that an individual has demonstrated proficiency in a particular area of practice
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