Card Set Information
What is the purpose of the silicone berrier in the gold top tube?
Seperate the serum from the clot
How long must this tube sit at room temp in an upright position after it is drawn?
How long it this tube centrifuged?
Is this tube centrifuged?
No - if the jell is at the bottom
yes- if jell in in the middle
Is this centrifuged balanced?
It must be a even number, volume and same type of tube to be balanced.
How is the cap moved from the blood tub?
With gauze away from you, tube in the nondominate hand using your thumb.
Which fingers are used for a finger puncture?
Ring or middle finger of nondominate hand
Where is the fingertip punctured?
Towards the tip slightly off centered, to the edge of the finger.
When should alcohol be used to cleanse the site?
After encouraging blood flow (do not touch )
What is the name of this device?
When should the finger be encouraged?
Before you use the alcohol
List 3 things not to do during a puncture
Don't puncture the middle part of finger
Don't after you alcohol it
What should be done immediately after puncturing the finger?
Lancet into the biohazard, then wipe off first drop of blood.
(BGL) How is a control sample applied to a control strip
On a nonabsorbent surface
(BGL) When does this control solution expires?
6 months after opening date, or date printed, which ever comes first.
(BGL) Where do you find the acceptable range?
The bottom of the box of strips ( tells you the control number)
(BGL) Are these test strips from the blood glucose meter acceptable to use for pt testing?
6 months after opening
(BGL) How long is the test strip held in to the blood?
Until it beeps.
(BGL) How is the blood applied to the test strip?
Like a straw
(BGL) How is the test strip inserted into the machine?
How is the test strip removed from the blood glucose meter?
With a gauze
(Mono) Which samples can be used on the test device?
(Mono) When should buffer be added to sample well?
After you have drop the blood, it takes 2-3 drops in the lower well.
(Mono) How do you hold the pipette and buffer solution?
Vertically (up & down)
(Mono) How is the test device positioned?
On a flat surface and do not move, until results are done.
(Mono) What does a positive result look like?
2 lines in the well
1 for test and 1control
(Mono) What does a negative result look like?
1 line @ c
(Mono) What does invalid look like?
No line at all
(Accu-Check Instant Plus) How would describe the finger stick blood sample that should be applied to pad?
As. a hanging drop
(Accu-Check Instant Plus) Has enough blood been added to the test strip?
Yellow pad must be totally covered with one drop.
(Accu-check Instant Plus) Name 3 things you should not do when applying the drop of blood?
Don't let the finger touch the pad
Do not add a second drop
Do not smear with the finger
(Accu-Check Instant Plus) What should you do if the drop of blood is no large enough?
Remove strip do new puncture
(Accu-Check Instant Plus) Is this meter coded for use with this jar of test strips?
Turn on the meter and put in the strip to see if the codes in the meter match.
(Accu-Check Instant Plus) Using this control and this vial strip what is the acceptable range?
Read the manual
(Accu-Check Instant Plus) How often should control be checked?
Once every new box of strips.
(Accu-Check Instant Plus) How often should the Accu-Check meter be coded and windows cleaned?
When a new vial of strips are opened.
(Accu-Check Instant Plus) When is the protective cover closed?
When you insert the strip
After blood is applied
(Accu-Check Instant Plus) When is the protective cover opened?
Before finger puncture
When you move the strip
(Accu-Check Instant Plus) What should you do if the meter display reads LO ?
Open it up and check to see if it is enough blood on the pad.
(Cholestech) How long should the pt fsat for a lipid test?
(Cholestech) How is the test cartridge inserted into the machine draw?
(Cholestech) What color should the test cartridge turn to indicate the test has been run correctly?
You should see 4 lavender windows
(A1CNow) What does the A1CNow+ test monitor?
(A1CNOW+) The results reflects blood level over what time peroid?
(A1CNOW+) How much blood should be in the collector?
It should be filled with blood (full)
(A1CNOW+) What units are used to collect results?
(A1CNOW+) What numbers match on all test?
Lot number (Know where to find the lot number, its on the sample)
(Equipment) At what temp should test strips be stored?
(Equipment) What does these temp represent?
35 - 45 degree F / -8 degree
32 F / 0 celius
59 F - 86 F / 15 - 30 C
98.6 F/ 37 C
(Glassware) How many mL are in this graduated cylinder?
(Glassware) Which piece of glassware would you use to measure 4 mL of fluids?
The smallest you can.
(Glassware) What is the curve of fluid in glassware called?
(Glassware) What is this glassware used for?
? Know the different glassware
(Glassware) What is the name of this glassware?
Tube and tube rack