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Phlebotomy Ch. 8

Ch. 8 key terms

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An additive that contanins acid citrate to prevent clotting by binding calcium and dextrose to preserve red blood cells Acid citrate dextrose (ACD)
Substance that prevents blood from clotting Anticoagulant
Substance that destroys or inhibits the growth of microoranisms Antiseptic
Substance that prevents the breakdown of glucose Antiglycolytic
Area of the needle point that has been cut on a slant Bevel
Clot promoting substance such as glass particles, silica and celite Clot activator
An anticoagulant that prevents clotting by binding chelating calcium Ethylendiamine tetracetic
Blood collection tubes containing a premeasured amount of vacuum Evacuated tube
Unit of measure assigned to the diameter of a needle bore Gauge
An anticoagulant that prevents clotting by inhibitating thrombin Heparin
Are made of rigid plastic and may be desgned to act as a safety shield for the used needles Holder
The part of the needle that attaches to the syringe or blood collection holder. Hub
Type of needle that attaches to a syringe Hypodermic needle
Cavity of an organ or tube, such as a blood vessle or a needle Lumen
Type of needle that attaches to a holder to collect multiple blood collection tubes Multisample Needle
Type of collection tube that contains a polymer gel that seperates blood cells from the plasma when centrifuged Plasma seperator tube
Substance that undergoes a temporay change in viscosity during centrifugation to create a barrier between cells and plasma or serum Polymer barrier gel
An anticoagulant that prevents clotting by binding calcium Potassium oxalate
Type of collection tube that contains a polymer gel that seperates the blood cells from the serum when centrifuged. Serum seperator
The long portion of the needle Shaft
the trisodium salt of citric acid, used as an anticoagulant for blood or plasma for transfusion Sodium Citrate
An additive that prevents glucose and inhibits microbial growth Sodium fluoride
An anticoagulant that prevents clotting by binding calcium and inbibits the actions of complement, phagocytosis, and certain antibiotics Sodium Polyanethol sulfanate
A stainless steel needle and tubing apparatus attached to plastic wings Winged blood collection set
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