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The standard point of the lancet to be used, especially when collecting blood from a newborns heel, is______in length.
To determine the size of the needle remember that the higher the gauge number, the______the needle.
Separates the cellular and liquid portion of the blood
An instrument called a centrifuge, does what?
Preparing for a glucose tolerance test_____hours before or during the test, the patient should not eat, smoke, drink coffee or alcohol.
In the evacuation blood collection system the evacuated glass tubes come in different sizes and the stoppers are_____to denote the type of additive or lack of one.
During venipuncture, to secure the needle during insertion into the tube stopper, you need a,
When performing a venipuncture, the tourniquet should be wrapped around the arm about three to four inches from where you are going to_____for a vein.
Make a fist
When preforming a venipuncture, if you have the patient_____the veins will become more prominent.
The primary anticoagulant additive EDTA removes calcium by forming insoluble or un-ionized calcium slats. It has an advantage of preventing platelet clumping and the formation of artifacts, therefore, good for the preparation of,
Sodium citrate is an anticoagulant of choice for coagulation studies because it protects certain type of the,
At the location where you are going to feel for a vein, wrap the tourniquet around the arm approximately_____above the site.
When doing a venipuncture the syringe or tube should be_____the venipuncture site to prevent back-flow.
To help classify bacteria into two groups; gram-positive and gram-negative is a special stain called,
While ordering procedures may vary, generally a type and RH are ordered on all pregnant women. This normally is called a_____screen.
Lavender top, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) additive
The tube used to collect a blood sample for a complete blood count (CBC) is,
A temperature scale with the freezing point of water 32 degrees and the boiling point of 212 degrees is also known as,
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