Card Set Information
Test 6 Routine Venipuncture
pertaining to death
abnormal condition of cells
binding, stabilizing, fusion
pertaining to blood
discoloration produced by the leakage of blood into the tissue
Where do you place the label on the tube?
In front of the patient, the new label goes over the existing label on the tube
What do you do if the person has no ID band?
check the person's ankle, the bed rail, then call the head nurse. do not draw blood until they have an ID band on
What are you looking for when u palpitate?
size, direction, debth
examine by touch
What vein is located closest to the bracial artery
What vein is on your thumb side?
What do arteries do?
carry blood away from the heart
What do veins do?
carry blood to the heart
What is a blind stick?
don't see a vein
the destruction of red blood cells
red blood cells
white blood cell
What would make the area of venipuncture sting after the needle is inserted?
Alcohol did not dry
What are 4 things that would be found on a spec label?
Name, time, date, dob, numonics (initials)
How do you verify a patient?
Check ID bracelet, have them state name, compare the name to the order form, have patient spell name.
What is near the basilic vein?
median nerve, and bracial artery
What is the biggest mistake a phlebotomist can make?
machine that spins the blood down
How far from venipuncture site should the turnikit be?
Stoppage of blood flow
loss of blood (bleeding)
little red spots, pinpoint bleeding under the skin
2 reasons why evacuated tubes are filled from the bottom up
prevent reflux, and anticoagulant carry over
What happens if you remove the needle before you remove the turnikit?
How long do you have with serum seperation gel?
National committee for clinical laboratory standards