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1.  When properly anchoring a vein, the:
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2.  Which of the following actions is unlikely to help a phlebotomist gain a patient's trust?
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3.  It is unlikely that a misidentifying a paitent specimen would result in:
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4.  Needle phobia is defined as a/an:
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5.  Symptoms of needle phobia can include:
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6.  A basic step that can be taken to minimize any trauma assoicated with a venipuncture is to:
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7.  Proper use of a hand sanitizer includes:
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8.  To examine by touch or feel is to:
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9.  In most cases, needle insertion should be performed:
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10.  To "seat" the needle in the vein means to:
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11.  Going without food or drink except for water for 8 to 12 hours is defined as:
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12.  The reason a test is ordered "timed" is to:
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13.  Examples of timed tests include:
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14.  A test is ordered "fasting" to:
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15.  Bending the arm up to apply pressure to the site after venipuncture has not been shown to:
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16.  The unique number assigned to a specimen request is called the:
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17.  Failure of the paitent to follow required diet restrictions before specimen collection could lead to:
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18.  Which of the following individuals has legal authority to authorize paitent testing?
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19.  Test requisition information must include the:
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20.  Which type of requisition often serves as a test request, report, and billing form?
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21.  Information represented by a patient ID bar code typically includes the patient's:
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22.  Outpaitent requisitions are typically of this type:
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23.  When reveived by the laboratory, inpaitent requisitions are typically sorted according to:
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24.  Steps taken to unmistakeably connect a specimen and the accompanying paperwork to a specific individual are called:
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25.  Which priority does a timed test typically have?
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26.  A test that is ordered stat should be collected:
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27.  Which of the following tests is commonly ordered stat?
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28.  If a test is ordered stat, it may mean that the patient is in:
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29.  When a test is ordered ASAP, it means that:
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30.  A preop patient:
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31.  Tests are classified as routine if they are ordered:
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32.  This term means the same as stat:
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33.  A paitent who is NPO:
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34.  An example of a test that is commonly ordered fasting is:
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35.  Which liquid is acceptable to drink when one is fasting?
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36.  Which is a common postop test?
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37.  You arrive to draw a specimen on an inpatient. The patien's door is closed. What do you do?
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38.  There is a sign above the patient's bed that reads, "No blood pressures or venipuncture, right arm," the patient has an intravenous (IV) line in the left forearm. You have a request to collect a complete blood count (CBC) on the patient. How should you proceed?
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39.  A code is a way to:
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40.  DNR means:
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41.  You greet your patient in the following manner: "Hello, my name is Jean and I am here to collect a blood specimen, if that is all right with you." The paitent responds by saying, "OK, but I would rather not." How would you proceed?
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42.  Which one of the following tests is used to identify protein disorders that lead to nerve damage?
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43.  Your inpatient is asleep when you arrive to draw blood. What do you do?
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44.  Laboratory results can be nagatively affected if the phlebotomist:
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45.  In collecting a blood specimen from an unconscious patient, it is unncessary to:
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46.  What do you do if a physician is with the patient and the specimen is ordered stat?
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47.  What is hte best thing to do if family or visitors are with a patient?
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48.  Your patient is not in the room when you arrive to collect a timed specimen. The patient's nurse states that the patient will be unavaiable for several hours. What should you do?
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49.  Misidentification of a specimen for this test is most likely to have fatal consequences:
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50.  You arrive to collect a specimen on a patient named John Doe in 302B. How do you verify that the patient in 302B is indeed John Doe?
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51.  Which requisition information must match information on the patient's ID band?
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52.  The medical record number on the ID band matches the number on your requisition, but the patient's name is spelled differently than the one on your requisition. What should you do?
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53.  An unconscious inpatient does not have an ID band. The name is on an envelope on the patient's nightstand matches with the requisition. What should you do?
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54.  What would be the system of choice to identify laboratory specimens from an unconscious woman in the ER?
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55.  Which type of inpatient is most likely to have more than one ID band?
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56.  What is the most critical error a phlebotomist can make?
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57.  Your patient is not wearing an ID band. You see that the ID band is taped to the nightstand. The information matches your requisition. What do you do?
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58.  Which one of the following types of patients is least likely to need his or her identity confirmed by the patient's nurse or a relative?
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59.  The laboratory receptionist finishes checking a patient in and hands you the test request. The request is for a patient named Mary Smith. You call the name, and a woman who was just checked in responds. She is also the only patient in the waiting room. How do you verify that she is the correct patient?
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60.  A cheerful, pleasant beside mannar and exchange of small talk are unlikely to:
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61.  Your patient is cranky and rude to you. What do you do?
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62.  Which of the following is part of informed consent for specimen collection?
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63.  The patient asks if the test you are about to draw is for disbetes. How do you answer?
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64.  An inpatient vhemently refuses to allow you to collect a blood specimen. What should you do?
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65.  You arrive to draw a fasting specmen. The patient is just finishing breakfast. What do you do?
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66.  If you assemble equipment after selecting and cleaning the blood collection site, you will:
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67.  When performing a venipuncture, hand decontamination is required:
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68.  Which of the following is the best thing to do if your hands are visibly contaminated?
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69.  You must colect a specimen on a 6-year-old. The child is a little fearful. What do you do?
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70.  If the patient asks wheather the procedure will hurt, you should say that it:
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71.  What is the proper arm position for toutine veil-puncture?
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72.  Outpatients who have previously fainted during a blood draw should be:
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73.  Which of the following acts can lead to liability issues?
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74.  Never leave a tourniquet on for more than:
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75.  Where is the best place to apply the tourniquet?
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76.  If the tourniquet is too tight:
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77.  Which of the following actions is prohibited during the vein selection process?
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78.  In selecting a venipuncture site, how can you tell a vein from an artery?
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79.  What does a sclerosed vein feel like?
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80.  It is acceptable to use an ankle vein if:
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81.  Which of the following will help you avoid inadvertentlly puncturing an artery during venipuncture?
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82.  You must collect a light-blue-top tube for a special coagulation test from a paitent who has an intravenous (IV) line in the left wrist area and dermatits all over the right arm and hand. The veins on the right arm and hand are not readily visible. What is the best way to proceed?
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83.  What is the best thing to do if the vein can be felt but not seen, even with the tourniquet on?
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84.  Release the tourniquet as soon as blood flow is established to:
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85.  What is the CLSI-recommened way to clean a venipuncture site?
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86.  Which of the following is the least important reason to wait 30 seconds for the alcohol to dry before needle insertion?
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87.  What happens if you advance the tube past the guideline on the holder before needle insertion?
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88.  Visual inspection of the needle tip before inserting it in a patient's vein would be unable to detect:
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89.  Which of the following steps are in the right order for the venipuncture procedure?
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90.  You are about to draw blood from a paitent. You touch the needle to the skin but change your mind and pull the needle away. What do you do next?
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91.  What is the best angle to use for the needle insertion during routine venipuncture?
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92.  In performing venipuncture, the needle is inserted:
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93.  How can you  tell when the needle is in the vein as you insert it into the patient's arm?
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94.  When is the best time to release the tourniquet during venipuncture?
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95.  Which of the following analytes is least afffected by prolonged tourniquet application?
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96.  Which of the following would be considered improper specimen collection technique?
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97.  It is important to fill anticoagulant tubes to the proper level to ensure that:
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98.  It is important to mix anticoagulant tubes immediately after filling them to:
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99.  You are in the middle of drawing a blood specimen using the evacuated-tube method when you realize that you just filled an EDTA tube and still have a green-top tube to collect. What do you do?
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100.  How many times do you mix nonadditive tubes?
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101.  What may happen if you mix tubes too vigorously?
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102.  Use several layers of guaze during needle removal so that:
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103.  It is better to use gauze and not cotton balls for pressure over the site because cotton balls:
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104.  Applying pressure on the gauze as the needle is removed can cause the:
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105.  A needle safety feature, other than a blunting needle, should be activated:
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106.  Which of these steps are in the right venipuncture procedure order?
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107.  Proper needle disposal involves:
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108.  Labeling of routine inpatient blood specimens should take place:
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109.  Which of the following information on a specimen lavel would be considered optional?
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110.  The patient's identification number is included on the specimen tube labels to:
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111.  The following precautionary information was given to an outpatient after venipuncture. No other tests were scheduled. Which information was unnecessary?
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112.  Which of the following specimens requires routine (normal) handling?
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113.  Which of the following is not a valid reason for failure to obtain a blood specimen?
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114.  You have just made two unsuccessful attemps to collect a fasting blood specimen from an outpatient. The patient rotates his arm, and you note a large vein that you had not seen before. How do you proceed?
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115.  Where is the tourniquet applied when drawing a hand vein?
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116.  A patient has difficult veins and you decide to use a butterfly for the draw. Butterfly is another name for a:
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117.  What is the advantage of using a butterfly?
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118.  Although the evacuated tube system (ETS) is the preferred method of blood collection, it may be necessary to use a syringe when:
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119.  Specimen hemolysis can result from:
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120.  How can you tell that you are in a vein when you are using a syringe?
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121.  Success of pediatric blood collection is most dependent on:
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122.  Doing this before obtaining a blood specimen from a child is a bad idea:
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123.  A butterfly and 23-gauge needle 'is the best choice to use for venipuncture on a young child because:
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124.  In transferring blood from a syringe to evacuated tubes, which is the proper technique?
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125.  Which of the following is the least effective way to immoblize a pediatric patient before a blood draw?
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126.  In drawing blood from an older child, the most imporant consideration is:
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127.  Criteria used to decide which needle gauge t o use for venipuncture include:
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128.  An additive should be mixed:
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129.  Tremors associated with this disease can make blood collection difficult:
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130.  A diabetic outpatient has had a mastectomy on her right side and cannot straighten her left arm because of arthriris. The best place to collect a blood specimen is:
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131.  Which of the following is proper procedure when dealing with an elderly adult patient?
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132.  The most common reason a patient must undergo dialysis treatment is:
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133.  A type of care for patients who are terminally ill is:
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