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Review Questions

The proper way to dispose of a needle is to
Put it into a sharps container, without recapping, immediately after withdrawing it
The "Good Samaritan Law" encourages healthcare professionals to
Provide medical care within the scope of their training at the scene of an accident without fear of being sued for negligence
If a patient refuses a venipuncture procedure, the phlebotomist should
Immediately report the refusal and actions taken to the nurse
Microorganisms that cause disease are
The vein in the arm that is most subject to venipuncture?
Median cubital vein
Post-prandial means
After a meal
Tourniquets may be left on the patient for
1 minute
This complication results from repeated venipuncture of the same vein
Which of the following is not a component that makes up the chain of infection?
Mode of transportation
A hematoma can be prevented if
Pressure is placed on the venipuncture site until the bleeding stops
Arterial blood gases need special handling. What is the handling requirement?
Specimen must be chilled after collection
The recommended depth for an infant microcapillary collection should not exceed
2.0 mm
Which of the following represents the correct order of draw?
Yellow, light blue, green, gray
Which test tube would be used for "Fasting Blood Sugar" or Glucose Tolerance Test"
What is not a common symtom of shock
Bacteria,viruses,fungus or parasites belong to which type of hazard
What does PPE stand for?
Personal Protective Equipment
Which of the following is not considered a PPE; Goggles, Face Shield, Mask, Bio hazard bags
Which of the following is considered a preanalytical error; Wrong order of draw, Exposure to light, Underfilling tubes, Inadequate fast?
Inadequate fast
Latex sensitivity is a type of
Allergic reaction
Which of the following analytes is a hormone; Cortisol, Cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, Blood urea nitrogen
Which of the following clinical laboratory sections usually has drug analysis; Clinical microbiology, Clinical chemistry, Clinical immunology, Hematology
Clinical chemistry
Which of the following is not an important purpose of laboratory analyses to the entire health assessment or patient? Monitoring of the patient's health status, Therapeutic assessment to develope the appropriate treatment, Monitoring of the patient's health status to develop a community needs assessment, Dianostic testing on the patient
Monitoring of the patients health status to develop a community needs assessment
Mrs. J Hamm, a patient who had blood tests requested from th nephrology department, probably has a disorder related to
Ambulatory care refers to health care services provided by
Which of the following body systems provide carbon dioxide and oxygen exchange? Nervous, Muscular, Respiratory, Reproductive
The anterior and ventral surface of the body has which of the following body cavaties
Thoracic, abdominal and pelvic
Swollen lymph nodes are
Common after infections
The blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood away from the heart are the
The upper chambers of the heart are the
Right and left atrium
Which of the following reflects the primary function of leukocytes; Oxygen transport, Host cells, Blood clotting, Defense
Plasma is blood that
Contains anticoagulant
Serum is blood that
Does not contain anticoagulant
Which arteries provide blood to the heart?
Which of the following answers describes the term "diastole"? Contraction of the heart, Relaxation of the heart, Blood tension, A Heart murmur
Relaxation of the heart
In the process of preparing to enter a patient's room in isolation, which of the following would occur first?
Donning gloves and positioning them
In drawing blood for multiple laboratory tests, why is it recommended that at least one other tube be drawn before the tubes for coagulation tests?
To reduce the chances of contaminating the specimen with tissue fluids
Emotional stress, such as anxiety or fear of blood collections, can lead to an increase in
WBC count
When the phlebotomist collected blood from the patient, the patient was in a supine position. The patient was
Lying down