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Blood Collection Equipment

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Barcodes
series of light and dark bands of varying widths that relate to alphanumeric symbols
Pneumatic Tube System
transportation system used in many healthe care facilities for specimens and paper-based documentation
preanalytical
a lab testing phase in which tests are ordered and specimens are collected and prepared for testing
Privacy
the patient's right to respect consideration of the confidential nature of his or her health information
Requsition
Paper-based method for requestion lab tests.
Specimen collection manual
electronic/paper-based documents required by accrediting agencies that includes instructions for patient prep., tyopes of collection containers, amounts required, ect...
Anticoagulants
substances introduced into the blood or a blood specimen to keep it from coltting.
Blood Drawing Chair
a chair specifically designed to hold a patient comfortably and safely in a proper position during and after blood collection procedure.
Capillary Tubes
disposable narrow-bore pipettes that are used for pediatric blood collection
Gauge
size (diameter) of the internal bore of a needle (the larger the number the smaller the needle)
Heparin
an anticoagulant that prevents blood coltting by inactivation thrombin and thromboplastin, the blood coltting chemicals in the body
Holder (adaptor)
plastic apparatus needed in specimen collecting used in evacutated tube methods.
Latex allergy
reaction to certin proteins in latex rubber. (skin redness, rash, or hives)
Micortainers
specialized collection devices designed for small quantities of blood.
Multiple-sample needles
used with the evacuated tube method of blood collection (attached to holder/adaptor)
Single-sample needle
used for collecting a blood sample form a syringe.
Steril gauze pads
used in blood collection procedures either during the cdecontamination process and or after blood collection to aid and stop the bleeding
Vacuume (evacuated) tubes
color-coded specimen collection tube that contains a vacuum so as to aspirate blood when a needle enters a patient's vein