Phlebotomy chpt.7

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  1. When doing a fingerstick with a lancet, you should cut_______ the fingerprint line.
    across
  2. What is the reason for going across the finger print when doing a finger stick?
    Delivers the best possible blood flow & formation of drops fo blood.
  3. When using the fingerstick method of obtaining blood, warm the dand with ______ degree centigrade heat.
    42 degree C
  4. Wipe the _______ drop of blood that appears from a fingerstick
    first
  5. wipe the first drop of blood that appears from a fingerstick because it may contain_______
    Interstitial fluid
  6. Scraping blood off the skin with the collecting device should be avoided to prevent________
    hemolyzing of the cells
  7. The depth of a heelstick should be no more than _______mm.
    2
  8. Where is interstitial fluid contamination likely to occur in a blood specimen?
    The first drop of blood
  9. TEST: Glucose

    DIFFERENCE IN VALUES:?
    HIGHER IN CAPILLARY BLOOD
  10. TEST: Total protein

    DIFFERENCE IN VALUES:?
    Lower in capillary blood
  11. TEST: Calcium

    DIFFERENCE IN VALUES: ?
    Lower in Capillary blood
  12. TEST: Potassium

    DIFFERENCE IN VALUES: ?
    Lower in capillary blood increased w/ presence of hemolizysis or excess tissue fluids
  13. Blood gases
    Lavender- stoppered (EDTA) microcontainer
    Green- stoppered (Sodium heparin) microcontainer
    Other additive microcontainers
    Red- stoppered (nonadditive) microcontainer
    Is the order of drawing for capillary blood specimens
  14. 1.Severly burned pt.
    2. oncology pt whose veins are reserved for theraputic purposes
    3. obese pt whose veins are to deep to locate
    4. Geriatric pt. or other pt whose vein are inaccessessible or very fragile
    5. (POCT) in health care facility
    five situations where a skin puncture would be preferable over a venipuncture.
  15. 1.The alchohol used to clean the skin was not allowed to dry
    2. The finger or heel was squeezed too vigorously in an attempt to produce greater blood flow
    3. Increased red fragility and high red blood cell ( RBC) volume in newborn infants
    4. Blood scraping off instead of allowing blood to flow into the microcollection container
    Four causes of hemolysis with a skin puncture

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