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screened for through the neonatal screening blood collection procedure
which of the following is true of congenital hypothyroidism
use of a ______ over a skin puncture site is not recommended for children less than 2 years old
map and wireless phone
extra supplies and equipment needed by home health care workers who collect specimens from homebound patients that are not necessary for workers in a hospital include
which of the following is a debilitating disease causing tremors, particularly in elderly individuals
which of the following equipment is necessary for newborn screening blood collection
after the blood collected from a heel stick is placed on the neonatal screening card, the card must dry in a horizontal position for a minimum of
if an incision for a heelstick goes deeper than ____ mm in a newborn, it can lead to osteomyelitis
sterile, automatic disposable pediatric skin puncture devices, 70% isopropanol alcohol swabs, newborn screening cards, disposable gloves
list the blood collection equipment needed for newborn screening blood collection
a 10 mL blood sample collected from a newborn is equivalent to 5 to 10 percent of the infant's total blood volume
which of the following is a complication that can result from multiple deep heel sticks on an infant
which of the following is the specimen of choice for testing the pH, pO2, and pC02, of the blood
blood specimen not properly dried before mailing, filter paper circles not completely filled, blood applied to both sides of the filter paper, heelstick squeezed or milked
describe at least four interferences that can occur in newborn screening collections
foam or cream disinfectants
which of the following is an acceptable alternative to hand washing prior to phlebotomy procedures
in a comfortable, reclining position
specimen collection in a patient's home may involve unusual positioning of the patient, what is the preferred position or location from which to collect a blood specimen from a homebound patient
sickle cell disease
which of the following is a commonly inherited disease that is detectable through a newborn screening process in neonates
sucrose is effective in reducing pain and crying time during a blood collection procedure for an infant
which of the following is an acceptable intervention to alleviate pain during venipuncture on a 5 year old child
in the hospital, it is best to perform a blood collection procedure on a child in a ______ room
puncture-resistant sharps container
which of the following is needed for blood collection by skin puncture on an infant
when a skin puncture is performed on an infant, which of the following specimens is collected first
all of the above
transportation requirements for specimens collected from homebound patients include
for the newborn screening blood collection procedure, only ____ side of the filter paper should be used
topical anesthetic applied to the child's arm before venipuncture
EMLA, sometimes used for pediatric venipuncture procedures, is a
lateral posterior area of the heel
which of the following sites is recommended to collect capillary blood gases on a newborn
72 hours old
blood spot testing for neonatal screening disorders should be performed before the newborn is
a common interference in newborn screening collections occurs when blood specimens are not dried for _____ hours before mailing
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