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What are the three clinical purposes of phlebotomy?
Diagnostic Testing, Therapeutic Assessment, and Monitoring
What are the clinical duties of a phlebotomist?
Identify the patient correctly, Assess the patient prior to blood collection, Perform the puncture, Withdraw blood into the correct containers/tubes, Assess the degree of bleeding and pain, and Assess the patient after the phlebotomy procedure
What does HIPAA stand for
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act/
What are the functions of blood
Transportation, Disbursement of nutrients, Regulation, Hemostasis/
What is plasma made up of?
90% water and 10% dissolved solutes such as glucose, amino acids, fats, metabolic wastes (urea, creatinine, and lactic acid), respiratory gases, regulatory substances (hormones, enzymes), electrolytes, and antibodies.
What is difference of constituents between plasma and serum?
Serum does not contain anticoagulant, neither does it contain the clotting factors and the blood cells which are contained in the fibrin clot.
Reasons for skin puncture.
Severe burns, obesity, thrombotic tendencies, fragile veins, veins that are being saved, home testing, and point-of-care testing.