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WK6 Phleb T/F

Week six phlebotomy True/False

Lancets may be used multiple times for finger sticks if they are wiped with alcohol False
Alcohol present on a finger during a finger stick can prevent a round drop of blood from forming True
Alcohol from the decontamination of a finger can cause red blood cell hemolysis True
When a blood smear is made on a glass slide, it is best to use freshly collected blood True
Isopropanol is the most frequently used skin disinfectant for skin punctures True
A finger stick puncture should be made across the fingerprint, not parallel to the fingerprint True
The first drop of blood after a finger stick is the most valuable for assessing laboratory values False
A capillary tube fills with blood that enters it by suction from the vacuum in the tube False
When the health care worker is filling a capillary tube with blood, it is important to have lots of air bubbles False
Most single skin punctures yield 0.5 to 1.0 ml of blood True
Created by: blood guy