Flashcards in Blood Draws Deck (21):
Most common needle size used?
Cephalic vein is located where
Cranial front legs
Lateral saphenous vein is located where
Lateral aspect of hind leg
Medial saphenous vein is located where?
Medial aspect of hind leg
Cephalic needle angle
Lateral saphenous needle angle
Medial saphenous needle angle
Jugular needle angle
Most important part of restraining for jugular
Extend the neck
What recumbency is the patient placed in for a lateral saphenous blood draw?
When holding off for the lateral saphenous, what can you do if your hand is too small to wrap around the leg?
Pinch the caudal side side of leg at stifle
Before blood draw:
Swab with alcohol,
Break the seal
Purpose of spraying alcohol on the vein before a blood draw
Remove superficial contaminants, vasodilation, visualize vein
After blood draw but before removing needle
Hold off vein
How long do you hold off vein
What happens if blood is handled improperly after collection
Where do needles go to be disposed of