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
Which of the following is not a component that makes up the chain of infection?
Mode of transportation
Arterial blood gases need special handling. What is the handling requirement?
Specimen must be chilled after collection
Which of the following is considered a preanalytical error; Wrong order of draw, Exposure to light, Underfilling tubes, Inadequate fast?
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
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
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
Which of the following reflects the primary function of leukocytes; Oxygen transport, Host cells, Blood clotting, Defense
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