College of Health Services Laboratory Department Quiz
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College of Health Services Laboratory Department Quiz

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What is the study of the physiology of the blood?

Immunohematology

What is a hospital-acquired infection called?

Nosocomial infection

What is sepsis?

A serious condition in which the body responds improperly to an infection

What is the primary reason for venipuncture according to the text?

<p>To draw blood for testing</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which department deals with the composition and chemical properties of a substance?

<p>Chemistry</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the branch of science that deals with microorganisms?

<p>Microbiology</p> Signup and view all the answers

What should a phlebotomist do to prep the venipuncture site?

<p>Cleanse the area with an alcohol prep pad for 30 seconds and allow to air dry for 60 seconds</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the reasons for concern during a venipuncture procedure?

<p>Numbness, tingling, change of color to blue or white, and/or extreme pain</p> Signup and view all the answers

What angle should the needle be inserted at during a venipuncture?

<p>15 to 30-degree angle</p> Signup and view all the answers

How long should the tourniquet be placed above the site during a venipuncture?

<p>3-4 inches above the site and not on for more than 60 seconds</p> Signup and view all the answers

What should a phlebotomist do after finishing the tube collection?

<p>Remove the tourniquet first</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the items needed for a successful venipuncture?

<p>Cotton balls, tourniquet, tubes, needle, alcohol pads, gloves</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the consequence of improper cleaning of a venipuncture site?

<p>Causes septicemia</p> Signup and view all the answers

What should a patient be asked to do before starting the venipuncture procedure?

<p>Make a fist and not pump the hand</p> Signup and view all the answers

What can happen if the tourniquet is left on for too long during a venipuncture?

<p>$Blood can be hemolyzed and cause testing errors$</p> Signup and view all the answers

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