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1

Within the capillaries, blood cell functions include

• releasing oxygen
•Binding carbon dioxide
•Eliminating waste

2

The heart, lymphatic organs, and blood vessels are in the _____ system

Cardiovascular

3

The suffix -URIA at the end of the medical term refers to what body fluid?

Urine

4

The study of blood is known as

Hematology

5

The liver, stomach, mouth and pancreas are in the _____ system

Digestive

6

The most important step to ensure accuracy in sample collection is

Identifying the patient properly

7

The bladder, urethra, kidneys, and ureters are in the _____ system

Urinary

8

The trachea, nose, lungs and pharynx are in the _____ system

Respiratory

9

The sebaceous glands, skin hair and nails are in the _____ system

Integumentary

10

The body system that is a primary regulator of hormones is the _____ system

Endocrine

11

Neutrophils, eosinophils, basil fills, lymphocytes and monocytes are types of

White blood cells

12

The common name for the thrombocyte is the

Platelet

13

The liquid portion of an anti-coagulated blood sample is known as

Plasma

14

The instrument that measures blood pressure is called a

Sphygmomanometer

15

An artery can be distinguished from a vein because an artery will be

Pulsating

16

Lancets are used to collect blood samples by

Capillary or skin puncture

17

The abbreviation VAD is commonly used in hospitals to referred to

Venous access devices

18

To determine the size of the needle, remember that the higher the gauge, the

Smaller the needle bore

19

Adult capillary puncture is most often involve the use of the ______ fingers

Third and fourth (middle and ring)

20

A centrifuge is used in a clinical laboratory setting to

Separate liquid from cells in blood

21

The oral glucose tolerance test is used for detection of

Diabetes

22

Use a _______–topped evacuated tube or collection of blood or a CBC test

Lavender

23

Use a _____–topped evacuated to book collection of blood for electrolyte testing

Red

24

Use a ______–topped evacuated tube for collection of blood for cholesterol testing

Red

25

Sodium citrate is an anticoagulant of choice for coagulation studies because it protects

Clotting factors

26

When preparing a blood smear directly from a skin puncture, it is best to

Wipe away the first drop of blood

27

The purpose of doing blood cultures is to detect

Septicemia

28

Anticoagulants are used to

Prevent blood from clotting

29

White blood cells help the body by

Defending against foreign invaders

30

Platelets help the circulation by

Participating in hemostasis