Flashcards in Restraint And Venipuncture Deck (21)
What needs to be done before collection?
Identify correct patient, correct sample type, quantity, special requirements, blood tube (labeled), syringe
What should be on a tube label?
Patient and client name-or Id number- date and time of collection and drawers initials
What needs to be recorded in patient chart?
Date, puncture site, quantity drawn, notes about trauma or test and initials
What variables go into play to determine safe draw amount?
Age, size, activity level, lactation, illnesses
What percent of total blood can we safely take?
Four types of blood collection methods?
Venipuncture, capillary puncture, nail clip, atrial puncture
Sites for puncture?
Jugular (site of choice), cephalic, saphaneous, femoral
Tools needed to puncture?
Syringe with needle OR vacutainer, alcohol, tourniquet, tube
Select site, apply pressure, visualize or feel vein, apply alcohol, stabilize vein with non dominant hand, insert needle, watch for flash, fill syringe, release pressure, remove needle, apply pressure
Correct length of pressure to prevent hemorrhage?
During arterial punctures, where do we poke?
What color is arterial blood?
What color is venous blood?
Which site needs a few minutes of pressure after collection?
Which size syringe do you choose?
Smallest size available but still can hold the needed amount of blood
Which size needle do you choose?
Largest needle possible that still fits he patient to prevent a long time of venipuncture and less clotting
At what angle is a needle inserted at?
Best way to restrain for canine jugular?
Suggested skill for feline jugular?
Standar needles for blood collection?