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If raised, red skin blotches begin to form immediately as the tourniquet is tied to a patient's arem, what should be the phlebotomists next course of action?



A. Ignore them, as they will disappear when the tourniquet is released
B. Remove the tourniquet and handle as a possible latex reaction
C. Continue with the draw, but notify the physician immediately afterward
D. The patient is probably just chilled; this is a normal reaction to stress

This question is part of Phlebotomy National exam

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Feb 01, 2017

Remove the tourniquet and handle as a possible latex reaction

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