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  1. what does PPE stand for?
    Personal protective equipment
  2. explain what the term "palputation" means
    one feels the patient's blood flowing toward the heart creating a pulse causing the vein to dilate, which can be felt with one's finger.
  3. what equipment is used to aid palputation
    a tourniquet
  4. which bloodborn pathogen can a phlebotomist completely protect themself against?
    A) HIV
    B) HCV
    C) TB
    D) HBV
    D) HBV
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. explain how the phlebotomist is protected against the HBV?
    Hepatitis B virus vaccination (HBV) vaccine
  6. what additive to the tube
    Red tube
    A) lithium heparin
    B) thixotropic gel
    C) clot activator
    D) EDTA
    E) sodium fluoride
    F) sodium citrate
    G) potassium oxalate
    B) thixotropic gel
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. what additive is in the lavender tube?
    A) thixotropic gel
    B) lithium heparin
    C) clot activator
    D) EDTA
    E) sodium citrate
    F) potassium oxalate
    G) sodium fluoride
    D) EDTA
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. what additive is in the mint tube
    a) sodium citrate
    b) potassium oxalate
    c) clot activator
    d) EDTA
    e) thixotropic gel
    f) lithium heparin
    g) sodium fluoride
    • e) thixotropic gel
    • f) lithium heparin
  9. what additive is in the grey tube
    a) sodium citrate
    b) potassium oxalate
    c) clot activator
    d) EDTA
    e) thixotropic gel
    f) lithium heparin
    g) sodium fluoride
    • b) potassium oxalate
    • g) sodium fluoride
  10. what additive is in the gold tube
    a) sodium citrate
    b) potassium oxalate
    c) clot activator
    d) EDTA
    e) thixotropic gel
    f) lithium heparin
    g) sodium fluoride
    • e) thixotropic gel
    • c) clot activator
  11. what additive is in the green tube
    A) potassium oxalate
    B) sodium citrate
    C) sodium fluoride
    D) lithium heparin
    E) EDTA
    F) thixotropic gel
    G) clot activator
    D) lithium heparin
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. what additive is in the red marble tube
    a) sodium citrate
    b) potassium oxalate
    c) clot activator
    d) EDTA
    e) thixotropic gel
    f) lithium heparin
    g) sodium fluoride
    • c) clot activator
    • e) thixotropic gel
  13. what additive is in the light blue tube
    A) sodium fluoride
    B) potassium oxalate
    C) clot activator
    D) thixotropic gel
    E) lithium heparin
    F) sodium citrate
    G) EDTA
    F) sodium citrate
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. what additive is in the red glass tube
    A) nothing
    B) lithium heparin
    C) sodium fluoride
    D) sodium citrate
    E) potassium oxalate
    F) EDTA
    G) thixotropic gel
    H) clot activator
    A) nothing
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. what additive is in the green marble tube
    a) sodium citrate
    b) potassium oxalate
    c) clot activator
    d) EDTA
    e) thixotropic gel
    f) lithium heparin
    g) sodium fluoride
    • e) thixotropic gel
    • f) lithium heparin
  16. WBC stands for
    white blood cells
  17. Hgb stands for
    hemoglobin
  18. PT stands for
    prothrombin time
  19. CMP stands for
    comprehensive metabolic panel
  20. Hct stands for
    hematocrite
  21. RBC stands for
    red blood cells
  22. BMP stands for
    basic metabolic panel
  23. ESR stands for
    erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  24. FDP stands for
    fibrin degradation products
  25. TSH stands for
    thyroid stimulating hormone
  26. which additive goes in the lavender tube and what department does it go to
    lavender tube
    EDTA, to hematology
  27. what additive goes in the gray tube and what department does it get sent
    potassium oxalate and sodium fluoride, to chenistry
  28. what additive goes in the green tube and what department does it get sent
    lithium heparin, chemistry
  29. what additive goes in the royal blue tube and what department does it get sent
    trace mineral free, chemistry
  30. what additive goes in the gray and red marble tube and what department does it get sent
    thixotropic gel, chemistry
  31. what is an occluded vein
    blocked vein
  32. what is syncope
    fainting
  33. what is petechiae
    small red spots on the skin
  34. what is a hematoma
    blood leaking into tissue (creates a bruise)
  35. An outlying POL calls the lab to complain about lower than average glucose results on diabetic patients drawn in the POL. the phlebotomist creates a trouble ticket for this and gives it to the phlebotomist in charge, you. After another call to the POL you find that all samples are couriered to the testing lab at 5 pm each evening. what do you suspect is happening with the sample? what steps should be taken at the POL to avoid this happening again?
    • the blood was drawn in a non-gray tube, which would not have antiglycolytic properties resulting in a lower amount of glucose.
    • The blood should be redrawn using a gray tube

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