Therapeutic Phlebotomy: Bloodletting Quiz

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Therapeutic Phlebotomy: Bloodletting Quiz

Bloodletting is an older form of phlebotomy, which consisted of withdrawing the blood of a patient in order to cure them of a certain disease. In this case, leeches or a physician responsible for the process. Do you know anything about bloodletting? Take our quiz and see how much you know about this ancient practice now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How are people trained to draw blood called?
    • A. 

      Phlebotomists

    • B. 

      Nurses

    • C. 

      Pharmacists

    • D. 

      Doctors

  • 2. 
    How is blood normally collected from infants?
    • A. 

      By means of heel stick

    • B. 

      By puncture

    • C. 

      Through saliva

    • D. 

      It is not recommended at all

  • 3. 
    What are the duties of a phlebotomist?
    • A. 

       Drawing blood into the correct tubes

    • B. 

      Interpreting the tests and drawing blood into the correct tubes

    • C. 

      Properly identifying the patient and drawing blood into the correct tubes

    • D. 

      Properly identifying the patient, interpreting the tests, and drawing blood into the correct tubes

  • 4. 
    What's the meaning of Asepris?
    • A. 

      It's the state of being free from disease-causing micro-organisms

    • B. 

      It's the state of being free from disease

    • C. 

      It's the state of being free from micro-organisms

    • D. 

      It's the state of being free from microbes

  • 5. 
    What's the other term for Hemostasis?
    • A. 

      Haemostasis

    • B. 

      Heamos

    • C. 

      Hemostase

    • D. 

      Hemostasia

  • 6. 
    What were the early techniques of phlebotomists?
    • A. 

      They used leeches and incision to extract blood

    • B. 

      They used hot water and incisions

    • C. 

      They used alcohol and incisions

    • D. 

      They used leeches and alcohol

  • 7. 
    What is venipuncture?
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      It's the process of obtaining intravenous access for the purpose of curing a disease

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

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

  • 8. 
    What's the other term for venipuncture?
    • A. 

      Venepuncture

    • B. 

      Vein puncture

    • C. 

      Puncture

    • D. 

      Vein bleed

  • 9. 
    What are universal precautions?
    • A. 

      It refers to the practice in science of avoiding contact with patients bodily fluids

    • B. 

      It refers to the practice in a lab of avoiding contact with patients bodily fluids

    • C. 

      It refers to the practice in chemistry of avoiding contact with patients bodily fluids

    • D. 

      It refers to the practice in medicine of avoiding contact with patients bodily fluids

  • 10. 
    What's a barber-surgeon?
    • A. 

      It's one of the most common European medical practitioners of the middle Ages

    • B. 

      It's one of the most common European medical practitioners of Antiquity

    • C. 

      It's one of the most common European medical practitioners of the dark Ages

    • D. 

      It's one of the most common European medical practitioners of the Renaissance

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