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Which of the following conditions would stop a phlebotomist from drawing blood from a patients vein?



A. Same side mastectomy
B. Recent heart attack
C. IV in the opposite ARM
D. Active tuberculosis

This question is part of Phlebotomy Test
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Oct 15, 2018

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nishaphilips

Nishaphilips

Answered on Jul 02, 2017

Phlebotomy should not be done on the same side with mastectomy.

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susaner

Susaner

Answered on Jul 01, 2017

Above the IV in the same arm yes, but the opposite arm ? I might not be understanding the question. I say A.

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on May 11, 2017

Why would it be the IV in the opposite arm if you cannot draw blood from the same side of a woman's mastectomy. You can draw on someone with an IV as long as the vein is above the IV, besides that there would be no negative effect if you draw from the opposite arm.
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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Oct 24, 2016

IV in the opposite arm
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