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Chapter 48 collecting, processing, and testing blood specimens
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The normal fasting blood glucose level is ?
74 to 120 mg/dL
Which blood collection device uses interchangeable collection tubes that are calibrated to collect the exact amount of blood required?
In addition to using appropriate engineered safety devices, NIOSH recommends that health care workers ---
Use needles only if no safe alternatives are available
Blood tests for potassium and sodium identify --
Fluid electrolyte imbalances
Which of the following are the most common sites for venipuncture?
Median cubital and cephalic veins
The normal sodium blood level is?
136 to 145 mEq/L
When drawing blood from an infant, what is the best site to use to prevent injury to the infant ?
Which color stopper is used for a collection tube that contains no additive ?
Which of the following is a characteristic of capillary puncture?
The patients non dominant hand is used for this procedure
Which of the following items forms the first line of defense during a phlebotomy procedure?
Which of the following is part of the preparation for a glucose tolerance test ?
Instruct the patient to eat a high carbohydrate diet for 3 days before the procedure
The description of whole blood is?
The total volume of plasma and formed elements
Withdrawing blood from a vein is called?
Normal prothrombin time is ?
11 to 15 seconds
Which of the following identifies how much of the volume of a sample is made up of red blood cells after the sample has been spun in a centrifuge?
To identify the patient correctly prior to blood collection, you should?
Ask the patient to verify her name
Gout is identified by which type of blood test?
Which procedure for obtaining a blood sample is usually performed on the middle finger or the ring finger ?
Which of the following would you include when performing venipuncture using an evacuation system ?
Penetrate the vein wall to a depth of 1/4 to 1/2
The erythrocyte sedimentation rate blood test screens for which of the following?
Which blood test can help identify coronary artery disease and atherosclerosis ?
Which of the following refers to the study of the shape or form of objects ?
What is the normal range of potassium found in the blood?
3.5 to 5.1 mEq/L
Which of the following are included in steps for collection of a blood specimen?
Identify the patient correctly
After how many unsuccessful attempts at obtaining a good blood sample should you seek assistance from your supervisor or the doctor ?
Which of the following is used in the capillary puncture technique ?
Which of the following is the term for red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets?
Which of the following tests requires the use of a blood collection tube with a gray stopper?
Blood glucose tests
Which of the following is important when drawing blood from an elderly patient ?
Have the patient elevate her arm after removing the needle
Which of the following refers to the rupturing of red blood cells ?
Which of the following is the liquid or fluid portion of the blood?
The normal blood calcium level is ?
8.6 to 10.0 mEq/L
A blood test that measures creatine kinase(CK) can identify --
Which tests require the use of a collection tube with a green stopper?
Which of the following blood tests is completed using a stained blood smear?
Manual differential cell count
A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test is used to identify --
The hemoglobin A1c test reflects blood glucose levels over what period of time?
An erythrocyte RBC count is used to identify --
Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and western blot tests are used to confirm which of the following?
Which method of drawing blood would you use on a patient with small veins ?
Blood chemistries and HIV/AIDS antibody tests must be performed with a collection tube with what color stopper ?
The medical term hemophilia is?
A disorder in which the blood. Does not coagulate at a wound or puncture site
Indications of infection
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