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WK5 phleb T/F

Week 5 phlebotomy true and false

During a venipuncture procedure, the needle should be inserted with the bevel side downward False/The bevel is always up
Most patients are allergic to iodine False
During a venipuncture procedure, the tourniquet should be released before the needle is withdrawn True
A decontaminated site for venipuncture may be touched with a non-sterile object False/A decontaminated site should never be touched
An employee who misidentifies a patient or a specimen may be dismissed from employment True
A phlebotomist is responsible for checking the puncture site afterward to ensure that the bleeding has stopped True
Butterfly needles are used only for collecting blood for arterial gas analysis False
Identification of a patients specimen can result in death of another patient True
Patients should be reassured that a venipuncture will not hurt False
The evacuated tube system for venipuncture automatically aspirates blood into the tube once the vein is pierced and the tube has been inserted True
An employee who misidentifies a specimen may be dismissed form employment True
Each hospitalized patient should wear an armband True
Created by: blood guy



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