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1

Depth of a heel stick should not exceed

2.0mm

2

Additive of red/gray, red/black, SST is

Thixotropic Gel (For Serum Separation)

3

This can happen is tourniquet is left on too long

Hemoconcentration

4

You collect a STAT Electrolytes in a

Green Tube

5

Test where blood & urine are collected over specific intervals

GTT (Glucose Tolerance Testing)

6

A Hematoma can be prevented by

Applying pressure to the site

7

Most frequently occurring lab nosocomial infection

HBV

8

Selerotic Veins

Are Hard & Cord-like

9

A Fomite is

Inanimate things that cause disease

10

Tubes containing Anti-Coagulants are inverted how many times

8

11

Function of Thrombocytes is

Clotting or repairing blood vessels

12

Warming the site prior to dermal puncture

Increases blood flow to the site

13

Most common cause of Blood Culture contamination is

improper skin preparation

14

Blood in urine is called

Hematuria

15

"Butterfly" is also known as

WIS (Winged Infustion Set)

16

Additive for Green tube

Li / Na Heparin (Lithium Heparin / Sodium Heparin)

17

Excessive water between tissue

Edema

18

Red Blood Cells are

Erythrocytes

19

If blood is drawn from wrong patient you should

Immediately redraw specimems

20

Antiglycolytic agent the preserves glucose stability for (3) days

Na Fl (Sodium Flouride)

21

Hypoglycemia is

Low Blood Sugar

22

Your pt's blood has been collected 3 times and every time the specimen hemolyzed. Possible Cause?

A 25G needle has been being used

23

21G, 23G, 18G, 16G - which is the smallest needle

23G

24

If pt has IV in an arm; where should you draw from?

the opposite arm or above the IV

25

Adequate rest & no food for 12 hours; this is considered to be in a

Basal State

26

Proper way to dispose of a needle

Put in sharps container without recapping, immediately after withdrawal from pt

27

Correct ending for venipuncture

Remove tourniquet, remove tube, remove needle, apply pressure

28

Most commonly used vein for venipuncture

Medial Cubital

29

Most common complication from phlebotomy

Hematoma

30

ERS collection tube is

Lavender