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phleb arm

pertaining too the arm

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what artery runs down the center of the upper arm brachial artery
what two smaller arteries branch off the brachial artery radial and ulner artery
artery located below the elbow on the thumb side of the arm radial artery
artery located below the elbow that runs down the pinky side of the arm ulnar artery
vein that runs along the outside of the arm from the shoulder to the elbow cephalic vein
vein that runs along the inside of the arm from the shoulder to the wrist basilic vein
vein that connects the basilic & cephalic vein at the fold of the elbow and is easily palpable median cubital
what is the most common vein used for venipuncture median cubital
easiest vein to perform venipuncture on in an obese patient cephalic vein
is our second choice because it is a larger vein the cephalic vein
what vein is buried under muscle and fat and more difficult to palpate the cephalic vein
is our third choice for the antecubital space venipuncture the basilic vein
smaller in diameter then the cephalic, and runs usually directly above the ulnar artery where it branches off the brachial artery the basilic vein
what vein runs alongside the median or ulnar nerve the basilic vein
the human body holds how many liters of blood 4-5 liters [men may have up to 6 liters due to larger body size]
what does the cellular portion contain RBC,WBC,and platelets
all blood cells are formed in the bone marrow through a process called hematopoesis
Created by: doylestown3