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Week seven True/False

When doing a bleeding time test you should use a tourniquet to maintain constant pressure False(Blood pressure cuff is used pumped to 40)
It is very important to use Betadine when cleansing the site before obtaining blood cultures True (The top of the bottle(s) should be cleansed also)
An ammonia level is a green top on ice True
A CBC is a light sensitive specimen False
Blood cultures can only be drawn by syringe False
A bleeding time test should not be timed after fifteen minutes True
The phlebotomist must initial the blood bank specimen tube or it will be rejected by the blood bank True
A puncture from a bleeding time device needs bandaged with a steri-strip or a butterfly bandage True
B.G.M stands for blood gathering mechanism False (B.G.M. strands for Blood Glucose Monitoring)
Blood cultures are usually ordered on patients who are going to surgery False (Cultures are usually done on patients with fever of unknown origin or suspected of bacterial infection or septicemia)
Created by: blood guy



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