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Phlebo Procedures-03

Hwk Packets #3

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The Use of __________ is the most economical and safest method for performing routine venipuncture. Evacuated Tubes
The primary antiseptic for routine venipuncture is __________ 70% Isopropyl Alcohol
A properly tied tourniquet __________ Permits arterial blood flow and constricts venous flow.
The __________ top vacutainer tube must ALWAYS be completely filled. Light Blue
The purpose of sodium flouride in gray stopper tubes is to __________, and it is referred to as an __________ agent. Preserve glucose/Antiglycolitic agent
The __________ top tube is the tube of choice for metal analysis. Royal Blue
Manufacturers of evacuated collection tubes guarantee the integrity of the anticoagulant and __________ in the tube until the __________ date. The term _________ is used to refer to packages of evacuated tubes that are manufactured at the same time. Vaccum/Expiration/Lot
Preventing cellular contamination of plasma or serum, by forming a barrier between them is accomplished by __________ in an evacuated tube. Thixotropic Gel
__________ is the anticoagulant present in a light-blue stopper tube, because it prevents the labile __________ factors. Sodium Citrate/Coagulation
In an evacuated tube, blood flow into the tube depends on the __________ in the tube. Vaccum
Most anticoagulants in blood collection tubes __________ __________ to prevent clotting, while some inhibit __________. Bind calcium/Thrombin
The amount of anticoagulant is decreased when collecting coagulation tests from a patient with __________, or when the patient's __________ is greater than 55%. Polycythemia/Hematocrit
Failing to adequately invert a lavender stopper tube after collection will produce a __________ specimen. Coagulated
In the __________ stopper tubes the presence of a clot is acceptable. Red
__________ is an example of an antiglycolitic agent. Sodium Fluoride
To prevent leakage of blood when tubes are changed, evacuated tube needles use a __________. Rubber sheath/Covered needle
After the vein is entered, the __________ should be completely pushed into the evacuated tube. Evacuated tube needle
Collecting a large evacuated tube using a 23-gauge needle or smaller may cause a __________ sample. Clotted/Hemolyzed
When collecting blood from a patient with small, fragile veins, the appropriate needle size is the __________ gauge. 23-gauge
The __________ is the part of a syringe that is withdrawn after the vein is entered. Plunger
The butterfly would be primarily used to collect blood from the __________ of a patient. Hand
Forcing blood from a syringe into an evacuated tube may __________ the specimen Clot/Hemolyze
Requisition forms may contain a __________ to aid in specimen processing. Barcode
To properly __________ correctly is the most important procedure in phlebotomy. Identify a patient
The __________ in a patient's room is never used to identify a patient. Bed Sign
The most important purpose of a requisition form is __________ to perform the procedure. Authorization
All phlebotomy procedures begin with a test __________ as authorization to perform the procedure. Requisition
Before you draw a blood specimen you must always check the patient's __________ and __________ on the wrist band. NameIdentification #
When encountering a patient with casts on both arms and no wrist band, the phlebotomist should check __________. The patient's ankles
Blood should never be drawn from a patient who is __________. It is also illegal for a phlebotomist to draw blood from a __________. StandingCorpse
A phlebotomist may have __________ if he/she fails to check the requisition form prior to leaving the laboratory. Inadequate equipment
When organizing equipment at the patient's bedside, it is important to have __________ readily available. Additional evacuated tubes
__________ is the maximum time a tourniquet should remain on the patient's arm, and should be placed _____inches _____ the venipuncture site. One minute3-4Above
The __________ vein is the vein of choice for routine venipuncture. Median Cubital
A large, rigid cord located during palpation indicates a __________. Tendon
To __________ is the meaning of palpate. Examine by touch
__________ is likely to be caused by prolonged application of a tourniquet. Hemolysis
The appearance of __________ on a patient's arm during site selection indicates that the tourniquet is tied too tightly. Petechiae
Hemoconcentration can be caused by prolonged __________application. Tourniquet
Firmly __________ the vein prior to needle insertion is necessary to prevent the vein from rolling. Anchor
To prevent __________ formation and blood leackage into surrounding tissues after needle removal, pressure is applied to the site. Hematoma
When collecting specimens in a patient's room, tubes are routinely labeled immediately __________ collecting the blood. After
The phlebotomist should __________ prior to bandaging the puncture site. Make sure bleeding has stopped
__________ the needle, is an example of improper disposal of venipuncture supplies and equipment. Recapping
Bracing the hand holding the needle assembly against the patient's arm prevents __________. Excess needle movement
VOCABULARY CH. 5 & 6 ANTECUBITAL FOSSA Indention of the midarm opposite the elbow.
LABILE Biologically or Chemically unstable.
ANTIGLYCOLITIC AGENT A substance that prevents the breakdown of glucose.
REQUISITION FORM Form detailing orders for patient testing.
BACTERIOSTATIC Inhibiting the growth of bacteria.
PALPATE Examination by touch.
CLOT ACTIVATOR Clot-promoting substance such as glass particles, silica, and celite.
BACTERIOCIDAL Capable of killing bacteria.
HEMOCONCENTRATION An increase in the ratio of formed elements to plasma.
THIXOTROPIC GEL Substance that undergoes a temporary change in viscosity during centrifugation.
Created by: luparl