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Flashcards in Blood Draws Deck (21):
1

22g needle

Blue

2

20g

Pink

3

18g

Green

4

Most common needle size used?

20g

5

Cephalic vein is located where

Cranial front legs

6

Lateral saphenous vein is located where

Lateral aspect of hind leg

7

Medial saphenous vein is located where?

Medial aspect of hind leg

8

Cephalic needle angle

25*

9

Lateral saphenous needle angle

25*

10

Medial saphenous needle angle

10*

11

Jugular needle angle

45*

12

Most important part of restraining for jugular

Extend the neck

13

What recumbency is the patient placed in for a lateral saphenous blood draw?

Lateral

14

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

15

Before blood draw:

Swab with alcohol,
Bevel up,
Break the seal

16

Purpose of spraying alcohol on the vein before a blood draw

Remove superficial contaminants, vasodilation, visualize vein

17

After blood draw but before removing needle

Hold off vein

18

How long do you hold off vein

60 seconds

19

What happens if blood is handled improperly after collection

Hemolysis

20

Where do needles go to be disposed of

Sharps box

21

Syringe goes where

Trash