A Brief Quiz On Phlebotomy Tools

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It is a very frequent practice, since when you don't feel well and request a complete check-up, your doctor may ask you to do some blood tests. The process actually consists of taking some blood after puncturing the patient's vein, for whatever test that will follow. How much do you know about this procedure? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most important tool during venipuncture?
    • A. 

      A needle

    • B. 

      A syringe

    • C. 

      A computers

    • D. 

      Tubes

  • 2. 
    What are the universal precautions?
    • A. 

      It refers to the practice in medicine of avoiding contact with the patient's bodily fluids

    • B. 

      It's the practice of not talking with the patient

    • C. 

      It's being professional

    • D. 

      It's not having blood all over oneself

  • 3. 
    What is venipuncture?
    • A. 

      It's the process of obtaining intravenous access for the purpose of intravenous therapy or for blood sampling

    • B. 

      It's the process of being able to identify a good vein

    • C. 

      It's the process of drawing enough blood for tests

    • D. 

      It's the process of giving blood tests results in record time

  • 4. 
    How are people trained to draw blood called?
    • A. 

      Volunteers

    • B. 

      Phlebotomists

    • C. 

      Nurses

    • D. 

      Doctors

  • 5. 
    When are heel sticks used to draw blood?
    • A. 

      To draw blood from infants

    • B. 

      To read results

    • C. 

      To clean up working areas

    • D. 

      To measure the blood temperature

  • 6. 
    What animal was once used to draw blood on patients?
    • A. 

      Worms

    • B. 

      Bats

    • C. 

      Leeches

    • D. 

      Snakes

  • 7. 
    What tool is used to safely contain blood from a patient to the lab?
    • A. 

      A tube

    • B. 

      A bottle

    • C. 

      A syringe

    • D. 

      A thermometer

  • 8. 
    What is the first thing a phlebotomist should do before drawing blood from a patient?
    • A. 

      Cleaning the patient's forearm

    • B. 

      Properly identifying the patient

    • C. 

      Making sure the patient isn't nervous

    • D. 

      Calling the patient

  • 9. 
    What is the second thing a phlebotomist should do before drawing blood from a patient?
    • A. 

      Interpreting the tests

    • B. 

      Reading the tests

    • C. 

      Asking the patient what they are there for

    • D. 

      Asking the patient to breathe hard

  • 10. 
    What is the third duty of a phlebotomist?
    • A. 

      Drawing blood into the correct tubes

    • B. 

      Calling for assistance

    • C. 

      Asking the patient to sit straight

    • D. 

      Verifying the labels on the tubes

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