Chapter 12-19 Test

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Phlebotomy Technician (Delta College) Program - Chapter 12-19 Test

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Question 1

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Collateral circulation of the hand and wrist can be determined by performing the:
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  • Tine test
  • Allen test
  • Webber test
  • Mantoux test

Question 2

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The arterial blood gas test is performed by the laboratory technician, using a:
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  • Rapid urine analyzer
  • Refractometer
  • Urinometer
  • Rapid arterial blood gas analyzer

Question 3

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The arterial blood gas test measures all of the following, except:
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  • The pH
  • The partial pressures of oxygen
  • The hemoglobin A1c
  • The bicarbonate concentration

Question 4

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The arterial blood gas test is commonly performed via one of two tests - the pH-stat and:
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  • The alpha-stat test
  • The beta-stat test
  • The gamma-stat test
  • The delta-stat test

Question 5

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Using the brachial artery for blood collection may increase the risk for:
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  • Intense bleeding
  • Fainting
  • Heart attack
  • Hematoma

Question 6

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Which of the following may resemble veins in obese patients?
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  • Myomas
  • Globules
  • Acne
  • Small cysts

Question 7

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For collection of blood from psychiatric patients, which of the following individuals will be present during the procedure to assist in any way needed?
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  • Physician
  • Pharmacist
  • Nurse
  • Spouse

Question 8

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Yellowish color of the skin is referred to as:
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  • Cyanosis
  • Erythema
  • Ecchymosis
  • Jaundice

Question 9

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In children younger than 2 years of age, for blood collection, the items used include a butterfly collection set and a needle gauge of:
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  • 21
  • 23
  • 27
  • 30

Question 10

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Microtubes should not be overfilled because:
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  • There is not enough anticoagulant for the increased volume of blood
  • There is not enough blood in infants
  • Blood will clot immediately
  • The test will give false results

Question 11

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Excessive bilirubin is dangerous in newborn babies, and may cause permanent damage of which of the following organs?
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  • Liver
  • Kidneys
  • Brain
  • Pancreas

Question 12

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Certain states in the United States routinely test newborns for which of the following infectious agents?
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  • Hepatitis C
  • Toxoplasma
  • Measles
  • Syphilis

Question 13

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Which of the following is the geriatric percentage of the total United States population?
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  • 15%
  • 30%
  • 45%
  • 60%

Question 14

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Venipuncture procedures are more difficult in geriatric patients because their skin is:
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  • Thinner
  • Thicker
  • Dryer
  • More sensitive

Question 15

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During venipuncture, the needle is inserted in which of the following ways?
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  • The bevel is kept sideways
  • The bevel side is facing down
  • The bevel side is facing up
  • None of the above

Question 16

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How many times should you invert a light-blue stopper tube?
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  • 3-4
  • 5-10
  • 8-12
  • 15-20

Question 17

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Which of the following sequences of draw order is correct?
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  • Red, yellow, light blue, grey
  • Gray, red, black, yellow
  • Yellow, light blue, red, grey
  • Light blue, red, grey, yellow

Question 18

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Which of the following statements is correct about mandatory information on a specimen label?
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  • The date and time
  • The phlebotomist's name
  • The patient's name
  • All of the above

Question 19

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A large, painful, bruised area after venipuncture is called:
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  • Hemoconcentration
  • Hematoma
  • Nerve damage
  • Allergic response

Question 20

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Leaving a tourniquet tied on a patient's arm for longer than the recommended time results in which of the following complications?
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  • Hemoconcentration
  • Hematoma
  • Nerve damage
  • Allergic response

Question 21

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Hemoconcentration may compromise which of the following?
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  • Risk of contamination
  • Quality of laboratory results
  • Potential for nerve damage
  • Syncope

Question 22

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Avoiding the use of which of the following veins for venipuncture minimizes risks of nerve damage?
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  • Cephalic
  • Basilic
  • Brachial
  • Median cubital

Question 23

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How many attempts may a phlebotomist make to draw blood from a single patient?
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  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Question 24

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Which of the following is the proper arm position for routine venipuncture?
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  • In an upward position, with the elbow flexed
  • Extended straight forward with the elbow flexed
  • Straight, from the shoulder to the wrist
  • Bent at the elbow with the palm facing up

Question 25

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If the patient has had a history of fainting during a blood draw, which of the following is the best suggestion from the phlebotomist?
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  • Ask the patient to lie down
  • Keep the patient sitting up
  • Have the patient sit in a chair
  • Wait until a physician arrives

Question 26

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During venipuncture, if a patient develops a seizure, which of the following should be done by the phlebotomist?
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  • Stay calm, remove the needle and tourniquet
  • Hold the patient tightly to prevent convulsions
  • Leave the patient to call the physician
  • Find a friend or family member of the patient

Question 27

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All of the following are signs and symptoms of anaphylactic shock, except:
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  • Edema
  • Hypotension
  • Bradycardia
  • Cyanosis

Question 28

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A collapsed vein most commonly occurs in:
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  • Infants
  • Young children
  • Middle age patients
  • Elderly

Question 29

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The most common type of urine sample is a:
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  • Clean-catch midstream
  • Timed specimen
  • Single, random specimen
  • 24-h specimen

Question 30

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Culture and sensitivity tests require which type of urine specimen?
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  • Single, random specimen
  • Timed specimen
  • 24-h specimen
  • Clean-catch midstream specimen

Question 31

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An example of a test that requires timed specimens is the:
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  • CBC
  • Glucose tolerance test
  • Culture and sensitivity test
  • Alcohol test

Question 32

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An example of a test that requires 24-h specimen collection is the:
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  • CBC
  • Drug test
  • Creatinine clearance test
  • Pregnancy test

Question 33

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A first-voided morning specimen is also called:
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  • A 24-h specimen
  • A Pheochromocytoma test
  • Catheterization
  • An 8-h specimen

Question 34

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What is the reason that catheterization is not routinely used?
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  • Urine concentration
  • Pregnancy
  • Infection
  • Cultures

Question 35

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Suprapubic urine specimens are used for microbial analysis, and for:
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  • Sterile urine specimens
  • Cytology studies
  • To measure residual urine
  • Occult blood

Question 36

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In what case must a urine specimen container be sterile?
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  • If it is to be sent to a laboratory for a culture
  • For children and infants
  • For elderly people
  • If the patient has renal disease

Question 37

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Which type of urine collection container must have labels containing the patient's name, date and time of collection, and type of specimen?
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  • Plastic
  • All types of containers
  • Disposable
  • Nonsterile

Question 38

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What must the technician wear when handling filled specimen containers
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  • Gloves
  • Glasses
  • Gown
  • Badge

Question 39

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Urine specimens should be processed within what time period after collection?
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  • 10 minutes
  • 30 minutes
  • 1 hour
  • 4 hours

Question 40

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Evacuated urine transport tubes contain approximately how much urine?
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  • 1 to 2 mL
  • 3 to 5 mL
  • 5 to 7 mL
  • 7 to 8 mL

Question 41

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Culture and sensitivity tests should be performed within what time period after urine collection?
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  • 8 hours
  • 72 hours
  • 96 hours
  • 114 hours

Question 42

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What must be completed for all specimens that will be transported to another site for analysis?
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  • Tube label
  • MSDS
  • Laboratory request form
  • ICD-9-CM

Question 43

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Monitors, keyboards, and modems are examples of computer hardware known as:
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  • Buses
  • Orbitals
  • Displays
  • Peripherals

Question 44

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A monitor, keyboard, and mouse are collectively known as a:
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  • Terminal
  • Processor
  • Microprocessor
  • Bus

Question 45

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Keyboards and scanners are examples of which types of devices?
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  • Output
  • Input
  • Storage
  • Touch-screen

Question 46

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Printers and speakers are examples of which types of devices?
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  • Output
  • Input
  • Storage
  • Touch-screen

Question 47

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A program that allows word processing functions to occur is known as:
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  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Firewall
  • Internet

Question 48

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A type of software commonly used for accounting and billing is referred to as a:
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  • Database
  • Scheduler
  • Spreadsheet
  • PDF

Question 49

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Individual units of data are referred to as:
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  • Bytes
  • RAM
  • ROM
  • Caches

Question 50

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A flash drive is also known as which of the following?
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  • DVD
  • USB
  • USP
  • ROM
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