Osmt Practise Quiz

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Contains WHIMIS, Hematology, Clinical Chem, Microbiology, etc


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A profile is
    • A. 

      A general screening test

    • B. 

      A quantitative laboratory test

    • C. 

      A number of related laboratory test

    • D. 

      Dorsal view of the patient

  • 2. 
    A specimen is
    • A. 

      The removal of blood from the antecubital veins

    • B. 

      A small representative of body sample

    • C. 

      The surgical removal and examination of tissue

    • D. 

      The clinical analysis of urine sample

  • 3. 
    The purpose of cleansing the site selected for venipuncture is
    • A. 

      To cause the veins to be more prominent

    • B. 

      To allow blood flow to the area

    • C. 

      To decrease circulation in the arteries

    • D. 

      To carry microorganisms away from the puncture site

  • 4. 
    The following may cause hematoma
    • A. 

      Pressure applied to the puncture site after the needle is removed

    • B. 

      Removing the tourniquet before the needle is removed

    • C. 

      Using proper venipuncture technique

    • D. 

      Inserting the needle through the vein and puncturing the opposite wall

  • 5. 
    The purpose of the tourniquet is to
    • A. 

      Increase pressure and the prominence of veins

    • B. 

      Prevent hematoma

    • C. 

      Decrease oxygen level

    • D. 

      Monitor blood pressure

  • 6. 
    Whole blood is obtained
    • A. 

      By using a tube containing an anticoagulant

    • B. 

      By centrifuging a clotted specimen

    • C. 

      By using a red stoppered tube

    • D. 

      By using a tube that doesnt contain an anticoagulant

  • 7. 
    Venipuncture needles should be discarded
    • A. 

      Directly into the garbage

    • B. 

      They are reused not disgarded

    • C. 

      Directly into an autoclave bag

    • D. 

      Into a sharps container

  • 8. 
    If a vein feels lumpy or ropey when palpated it is probably
    • A. 

      Flabby

    • B. 

      Deep

    • C. 

      Tortuous

    • D. 

      Superficial

  • 9. 
    Ferhentine to Celsius
    • A. 

      5/9(F-32)

    • B. 

      9/5+32 (C)

    • C. 

      5/9-32F

    • D. 

      9/5(C+32)

  • 10. 
    Which term means death of the heart muscle
    • A. 

      Myocardial infarction

    • B. 

      Angina pectoris

    • C. 

      Cardiomyopathy

    • D. 

      Myocardial angina