Chapter 9

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Test 6 Routine Venipuncture
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  1. capnia
    carbon dioxide
  2. cele
    swelling
  3. centesis
    surgical puncture
  4. cidal (suicidal)
    pertaining to death
  5. cide (pesticide)
    kill
  6. clast (cast)
    break
  7. coccus
    spherical
  8. crine
    secrete
  9. cyte
    cell
  10. cytosis
    abnormal condition of cells
  11. desis
    binding, stabilizing, fusion
  12. dipsia
    thirst
  13. ectasia, ectasis
    distention, expansion
  14. ectomy
    surgical removal
  15. emesis
    vomit
  16. emia (anemia)
    pertaining to blood
  17. esthesia
    nervous sensation
  18. form
    structure
  19. gen
    producing
  20. genesis
    origin of
  21. Hematoma
    discoloration produced by the leakage of blood into the tissue
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. What are you looking for when u palpitate?
    size, direction, debth
  25. Palpitate
    examine by touch
  26. What vein is located closest to the bracial artery
    basilic vein
  27. What vein is on your thumb side?
    cephalic
  28. What do arteries do?
    carry blood away from the heart
  29. What do veins do?
    carry blood to the heart
  30. What is a blind stick?
    don't see a vein
  31. Hemolysis
    the destruction of red blood cells
  32. Erythrocytes
    red blood cells
  33. Leukocyte
    white blood cell
  34. Syncope
    fainting
  35. What would make the area of venipuncture sting after the needle is inserted?
    Alcohol did not dry
  36. What are 4 things that would be found on a spec label?
    Name, time, date, dob, numonics (initials)
  37. How do you verify a patient?
    Check ID bracelet, have them state name, compare the name to the order form, have patient spell name.
  38. What is near the basilic vein?
    median nerve, and bracial artery
  39. What is the biggest mistake a phlebotomist can make?
    misidentification
  40. Centerfuse
    machine that spins the blood down
  41. How far from venipuncture site should the turnikit be?
    3-4"
  42. Anarobic?
    without oxygen
  43. asepsus?
    without infection
  44. Hemostasis
    Stoppage of blood flow
  45. Hemorrhage?
    loss of blood (bleeding)
  46. Adima?
    swelling
  47. petechiae?
    little red spots, pinpoint bleeding under the skin
  48. 2 reasons why evacuated tubes are filled from the bottom up
    prevent reflux, and anticoagulant carry over
  49. What happens if you remove the needle before you remove the turnikit?
    Hematoma
  50. How long do you have with serum seperation gel?
    2 hours
  51. NCCLS?
    National committee for clinical laboratory standards

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