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Routine Veinipunctur

Phlebotomy Routine Veinipuncture Key Terms

Antecubital Fossa a depression at the bend of the elbow.
Bar Codes Labels with information pertaining to tests and Patient. Usually attached to requisition form
Basilic Vein Located on the elbow side of the arm (bottom side)
Cephalic Vein Located on the thumb side of the arm
Hematoma Pooling of blood under the skin. (Bruise)
Hemoconcentration decrease of the fluid content (plasma) of the blood, with increased concentration of formed elements.
Identification Band Used to properly ID PT.
Median Cubital Vein Located in the center of the arm, at the antecubital fossa
Palpation The examination of the body using the sense of touch.
Requisition Form with information pertaining to Pt, and required tests, also release of liability.
Blood to anticoagulant ratio Allow tubes ti fill until the vacuum is exhausted. Double check fill line.
Created by: sirenlilith



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