Upgrade to remove ads
Collecting, processing and testing blood specimens Chapter 48
Terms in this set (71)
Withdrawing blood from a vein is called
Which of the following is the liquid or fluid portion of the blood?
Which of the following is the term for red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets?
The description of whole blood is
the total volume of plasma and formed elements
Which of the following refers to the rupturing of red blood cells?
Which of the following is the most common antiseptic used to cleanse the skin before drawing blood?
In tests for which the use of alcohol may result in inaccurate test results, which of the following chemicals may be used to prepare the skin before venipuncture?
Which of the following is part of the preparation for a glucose test?
Instruct the patient to eat a high carb diet for 3 days before the procedure
Which of the following are the most common sites for venipuncture?
median cubital and cephalic veins
Which of the following items forms the first line of defense during a phlebotomy procedure?
Which of the following would you include when performing venipuncture using an evacuated system?
Penetrate the vein wall to a depth of 1/4 to 1/2 inch
Which blood collection device uses interchangeable collection tubes that are calibrated to collect the exact amount of blood required?
Which procedure for obtaining a blood sample is usually performed on the middle finger or the ring finger?
Which method of drawing blood would you use on a patient with small or fragile veins?
Which of the following is characteristic of capillary puncture?
The patient's non dominant hand is used for this procedure
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 used in the capillary puncture technique?
Which tests requires the use of a collection tube with a green stopper?
Blood chemistry and HIV/AIDS antibody tests must be performed with a collection tube with what color stopper?
Which color stopper is used for a collection tube that contains no additive?
When drawing blood from an infant, what is the best site to sue to prevent injury to the infant?
Which of the following is important when drawing blood from an elderly patient?
have the patient elevate her arm after removing the needle
the medical term hemophilia is
a disorder in which the blood does not coagulate at a wound or puncture site
After how many unsuccessful attempts at obtaining a good blood sample should you seek assistance from your supervisor or doctor?
A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test is used to identify
An erythrocyte RBC count is used to identify
Blood tests for potassium and sodium identify
A blood test that measures creatine kinase CK can identify
Which blood test can help identify coronary artery disease and atherosclerosis
Gout is identified by which type of blood test?
What is the normal range of potassium found in the blood?
3.5 to 5.1 mEq/l
Normal prothrombin time (PT) is
11 to 15 seconds
The normal blood calcium level is
The normal sodium blood level is
The normal fasting blood glucose level is
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?
Which of the following refers to the study of the shape or form of objects
Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and Western blot tests are used to confirm which of the following diagnoses?
The hemoglobin A1c test reflects blood glucose levels over what period of time?
Which of the following are included in steps for collection of a blood specimen?
identify the patient correctly
To identify the patient correctly prior to blood collection you should
ask the patient to verify her name
In addition to using appropriate engineered safety devices NIOSH recommends that health care workers
use needles only if no safe alternatives are available
The physician has asked you to draw blood from Peter a 24 yo patient for routine preemployment testing. As you being explaining the process, Peter starts to look very uncomfortable. Although he pretends nothing is wrong, you soon discover that he is afraid of needles. Which of the following suggestions might you make to help Peter?
See the magazine in the rack on the wall? Focus on that while I draw the blood
Julia, is pretty, 16 yo, patient who has come to the office for her annual physical. The physician has asked you to draw blood for routine blood tests. When she realizes that you are going to draw her blood, she frowns and backs away. She tells you that when they drew her blood last year, it left a huge ugly bruise that took weeks to go away. Which of the following would be your best response?
Some bruising is possible, but I will do everything possible to minimize
After explaining the process, you are drawing blood on a 82 year old Mrs. Green begins to cry. You ask if she is in pain and she says " no, but I am scared! Why do they need this much blood? I must have a terrible disease! Which of the following is your best response?
Drawing blood does not necessarily mean you are ill; blood tests are on of the best ways to get an overall picture of health
Kaiden is a 32 yo businessman who is being seen in the office because he has been feeling fatigued all of the time. He says he is having difficulty concentrating at work, and his appetite is off. The physician has ordered several blood tests. When you explain the procedure to Kaiden, he smiles and says"Oh sure, I've been through this many times before. Do what you have to do!" A few seconds after you withdraw the needle, kaiden suddenly goes limp. You realize that he has fainted and is beginning to slip out of the chair. What should you do?
gently lower him to the floor while protecting his head
A blood collection tube with a gray stopper is used to obtain blood for a blood ___ test
A blood collection tube with a yellow stopper is used to obtain blood _____.
A blood collection tube with a lavender stopper is selected for ____ studies.
A blood collection tube with a ____ stopper contains heparin.
A light blue stoppered blood collection tube is selected for ____ studies.
A blood collection tube with a gold stopper contains a silicone serum separator and is sued for studies requiring blood
A small calibrated glass tube that holds a precise volume of fluid is a
When blood is centrifuged, the heavier red blood cells move to one end of the tube, lighter plasma moves to the other end, and the _______ _________ that contains the white blood cells and platelets is between the two
A ____ capillary puncture is a superficial puncture of the skin with a sharp point, releasing a smaller amount of blood than venipuncture.
The non-automated erythrocyte ____ rate (ESR) test measures the rate at which red blood cells settle to the bottom of a blood sample
The red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are known as the ___ elements in a blood sample
The rupturing of red blood cells, releasing hemoglobin is called
A small disposable instrument with a sharp point is uesd to puncture the skin and make a shallow incision is called a
A calibrated glass tube that holds a small precise volume of fluid and is sued to collect capillary blood for some tests is known as a
The study of the shape or from of objects is called
The clear, yellow, liquid in which the formed elements of blood are suspended is called
The total volume of plasma and formed elements is called ____ blood.
The addition of an ____ to a blood collection tube causes the blood to remain in a liquid state
When blood leaks out of the vein around the puncture site during venipuncture and collects under the skin it forms a
When blood is centrifuged the red layer below the buffy coat consists of ___ red blood cells
the gel like barrier between the serum and the clot in a coagulated blood sample is formed by a serum
Which of the following blood tests is completed using a stained blood smear
The erythrocyte sedimentation rate ESR blood test screens for which of the following
A laboratory ___ form must be filled out when sending blood specimens to a reference laboratory for testing
A butterfly collection system generally uses a ___-gauge needle
This set is often in folders with...
Chapter 46 Microbiology and Disease
CHAPTER 48: Collecting, Processing, and…
Chapter 48 Collecting, Processing, and Testing Blo…
CHAPTER 45 MA QUESTIONS
You might also like...
Clinical Ch. 48
MA chapter 48
MA chapter 48
Collecting, Processing, and Testing Blood Specimens
Other sets by this creator
Medical Assistant exam review
Ma 6 - infection control fundamentals
Other Quizlet sets
EDFO 420 Exam 2
Books - Un Príncipe en la Nevera
Chapter 14 Energy Resources
Graciela Medina-Castillo Vocabulario 1