MedCa Phlebotomy Certification Exam Review
Collection of quiz style questions for study purposes
What department studies disease?
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What is the general blood volume for the average adult?
55% plasma, 45% formed elements
What are erythrocytes?
(RBC) Red Blood Cells.
Main Function: Carry oxygen from the lungs to the tissue cells and to transport carbon dioxide away from the cells to the lungs.
An leukocyte is?
(WBC) White Blood Cells.
Main Fuction: Non-Nucleus containing blood cells whose main fuction is to combat infection and remove disintegrated tissue.
Platelets are also called?
Cellular elements that play a role in the coagulation process and are the smallest of the formed elements.
Mature RBC's have an approximate lifespan of
What iron-containing pigment enables RBC'S to transport oxygen and carbon dioxide:
Hemoglobin (Main component of RBC)
The role of a phlebotomist in the lab is:
Blood collection on neonatalogy floors involves what type of patients?
Hours to a few days old.
Which department is consulated on blood collection timing and drug levels?
Where are blood cells produced?
RBC's are produced in the bone marrow.
WBC's are formed in bone marrow and lymphatic system.
Flowcharts can be used to :
Quality Improvement for Specimen collection frequently involves everything except:
Frequency of hematoma's
Pareto Charts are:
Raw charts that show frequency of problems
An abnormal reduction in the number of RBC'S in the circulating blood is called:
To avoid transfusion reaction what should be done prior:
Blood typing and cross matching.
Two blood group systems: ABO blood group system and the Rh factor system
What is the percentage of formed elements in blood?
What percentage of blood is plasma (pale-yellow fluid)?
What is separated from a clotted blood specimen?
(Clear pale-yellow fluid, doesn't contain fibrinogen, but is similar to plasma )
Machine used to remove serum from clotted blood:
The supine position is:
Lying in the back with the face up.
Radio Frequency Identification.
Identification tag using silicone chips in a wireless receiver.
Normal range of Blood Ph:
A steady range of 7.35 to 7.45.
Which tubing is used for lead determinations?
Tan topped tube
Maximum time limit for separated specimen between collection and delivery should not exceed:
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