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Week six skin puncture equipment and procedures true/ false

QuestionAnswer
A lancet is a sterile, sharp pointed instrument used to pierce the skin for a skin puncture True
Warming the site prior to skin puncture can increase blood flow up to seven times True
A PTT can be obtained by a finger stick False
A CBC can be obtained by a skin puncture True (Venipuncture is optimal)
Squeezing the patients finger too much can cause the specimen to hemolize True
It is recommended that heel sticks be done on children three and under False
The first drop of blood from a skin puncture should be eliminated True
Glucose can be obtained by skin puncture True
Betadine should be used when obtaining a finger or heel stick False
A lancet can be used more than once if used on the same patient False
Created by: blood guy