Which of the following is the preferred site for blood collection for ABG analysis?
a. subclavian artery
b. femoral artery
c. ulnar artery
d. radial artery
d. radial artery (pg. 479)
The reason for performing the modified Allen test is to:
a. obtain the oxygen concentration of the patient
b. determine whether the patient's blood pressure is elevated
c. teat for the possibility of a hematoma
d. determine that the ulnar and radial arteries provide collateral circulation
d. determine that the ulnar and radial arteries provide collateral circulation (pg. 480)
What is a fisula?
a. the fusion of a vein and artery
b. a good source of arterial blood
c. a tubular instrument used to fain access to venous blood
d. an artificial shunt that provides access to arterial blood
a. the fusion of a vein and artery (pg. 492)
Which of the following is a milk sugar that sometimes cannot be digested by healthy individuals?
c. lactose (pg. 479)
Which of the following supplies is not needed during an arterial puncture for an ABG determination?
c. lidocaine syringe
b. tourniquet (pg. 484)
Which of the following evacuated tubes is preferred for the collection of a blood culture specimen?
a. yellowed topped evacuated tube
b. green topped evacuated tube
c. light blue topped evacuated tube
d. pink topped evacuated tube
a. yellowed topped evacuated tube (pg. 468)
During a glucose tolerance test, which procedure is acceptable?
a. a standard amount of glucose drink is given to the patient; them a fasting blood collection is performed
b. the patient should be encourage to drink water throughout the procedure
c. the patient is allowed to chew sugarless gum
d. all the patient's specimens are times from the fasting collection
b. the patient should be encourage to drink water throughout the procedure (pg. 477)
Blood collection for antimony and selenium should occur in which of the following evacuated blood collection tubes?
a. tan topped tube
b. royal blue topped tube
c. serum separator tube
d. green topped tube
b. royal blue topped tube (pg. 487)
Autologous transfusion is to prevent which of the following?
a. diabetes mellitus developing in the transfused patient
b. antibodies forming in the transfused patient
c. antigens forming in the transfused patient
d. polycythemia developing in the transfused patient
b. antibodies forming in the transfused patient (pg. 494)
When blood is drawn from the radial artery for an ABG determination, the needle should be inserted at an angle of no less than:
a. 20 degrees
b. 30 degrees
c. 45 degrees
d. 65 degrees
b. 30 degrees (pg. 484)