Blood Administration Trivia Quiz!

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Do you know all about blood transfusion and blood administration? What are the procedures for blood administration? Take this "Blood Administration trivia quiz" in the true-false-based format and assess yourself. Blood transfusion is the medical process routine in which blood is donated into a person's circulation intravenously. There are some blood transfusion guidelines, which we know as blood administration. Do you want to check your understanding of the technical aspects of transfusion of various blood products, play the quiz below. All the very best to you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    All blood or blood components will be requisitioned by calling the Blood Bank.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    All blood or blood components will be requisitioned in the CPRS computer system.

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  • 2. 

    The blood sample tube must have two labels applied to the outside of the tube.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The blood sample tube must have two labels applied to the outside of the tube to ensure proper identification and tracking of the sample. Having two labels reduces the risk of misidentification or confusion, as one label may become damaged or detached. It also provides redundancy in case one label becomes unreadable. This practice is crucial in healthcare settings to maintain accurate patient records and prevent errors in diagnosis or treatment.

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  • 3. 

    The Blood Bank Identification Band (yellow armband) provides a unique identification number used for crossmatch purposes.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Blood Bank Identification Band, also known as the yellow armband, is used to provide a unique identification number for crossmatch purposes. This means that the band helps in matching the donor's blood with the recipient's blood to ensure compatibility during a blood transfusion. Therefore, the statement is true as the yellow armband serves as a means of identification for crossmatching blood.

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  • 4. 

    Type and Screen are used for patients who may potentially need blood and for all patients being considered for surgery.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Type and Screen is a blood test that determines a patient's blood type and screens for any antibodies that may be present in their blood. This information is crucial for patients who may potentially need a blood transfusion, as it ensures that compatible blood is available if necessary. Additionally, it is standard procedure to perform a Type and Screen for all patients being considered for surgery, as there is a potential need for blood during the procedure. Therefore, the statement that Type and Screen are used for patients who may potentially need blood and for all patients being considered for surgery is true.

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  • 5. 

    One 7 ml. serum marble red top collection tube is used for collecting a type and screen.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    For a Type and Screen, the specimen type is one 7 ml. lavender top blood tube.

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  • 6. 

    Before initiating a transfusion there is double verification (two-person) of the matched unit with the patient’s armband, Blood Transfusion Record Form, caution tag, and order.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because before starting a blood transfusion, it is crucial to have double verification by two individuals. This verification process involves matching the blood unit with the patient's armband, Blood Transfusion Record Form, caution tag, and order. This double verification ensures that the correct blood is being given to the right patient, minimizing the risk of transfusion errors and ensuring patient safety.

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  • 7. 

    Blood or blood components can be stored (permanently or temporarily) in the unit refrigerator until you are ready to use it.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Under no circumstances will blood or blood components be stored (permanently or temporarily) in any refrigerator other than those designated in the Blood Bank and Surgical Suite.

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  • 8. 

    Transfusion reactions only occur immediately after the completion of the infusion.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Transfusion reactions may occur immediately or several hours after the completion of the infusion.

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  • 9. 

    The second verifier can only be a Registered Nurse.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The second verifier is qualified to participate in the process (RN, CRNA, MD, or LPN).

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  • 10. 

    Before initiating a transfusion there is double verification (two-person) of the matched unit with the patient’s armband, Blood Transfusion Record Form, caution tag, and order.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Before initiating a transfusion, it is important to verify that the blood unit matches the patient's armband, Blood Transfusion Record Form, caution tag, and order. This double verification process involves two individuals to ensure accuracy and prevent any potential errors during the transfusion. Therefore, the statement is true.

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