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Chapter 7 Test
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What is the primary duty of a phlebotomist?
to draw blood
What is the minimum to be included on a drawing station?
Collection device, bandaging, tubes, alcohol, tourniquet
How often should your tray be cleaned?
At least once a week
What is a sharps container?
Used to dispose sharp objects must be lockable puncture proof and leak proof
What does bacteriostatic mean?
Stops microorganism gross/ inhibits bacterial growth
What is the most common anti-septic?
Isopropyl Alcohol 70%
What is the most common disinfectant
Bleach/ sodium hypochlorite (1:10)
What makes a pressure bandage?
Gauze and wrap (2x2 gauze)
Why do we not use a Band-Aid on children two years and younger?
needles are not to be _______, _______, or _______ prior to disposal.
Bent, broken, recapped
How tight should tourniquet be?
tight enough to restrict venous blood flow
What other devices can be used as a tourniquet?
blood pressure cuff/ sphygmomanometer
what is a multi-sample needle and what system do we use it with?
double sided needle, enclosed in sealed twist off shields, fills multiple tubes
what is the most common needle gauge?
What is an additive?
Any substance placed within a tube, not tube stopper
What is plasma?
liquid portion of blood, has fibrinogen
What is serum?
liquid from blood clot, no fibrinogen
What is an anticoagulant?
a substance that prevents blood from clotting
What does EDTA stand for?
What does EDTA bind?
What department mostly uses EDTA?
What color tube top is EDTA?
What does heparin inhibit?
What department mostly uses heparin?
What are the three types of heparin?
lithium, sodium, and ammonia
What is the most common type of heparin used in chemistry?
What priority of testing is heparin used for?
What color tube top is heparin?
What does sodium citrate bind?
What color tube top is sodium citrate?
What department uses sodium citrate?
What are the two most common tests used with sodium citrate?
PT & PTT
Royal blue stoppers are most commonly used for what tests?
toxicology & heavy metals
potassium / ammonium oxalate binds what?
What is the anti-glycolytic agent?
prevents glycolysis, preserves glucose
What is the most common anti-glycolytic agent?
What is the function of clot activators?
What is an SST tube?
serum separator tube
What is the correct order of draw for evacuated tube system?
Yellow, light blue, SST (tiger top or gold), Green, Lavender, Gray
What is the most common name for a winged infusion set?
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