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Patient Care Technician

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lancet
a _____ is used to obtain a puncture during a capillary puncture
parietal lobe
which section of the brain is primarily responsible for analyzing sensory information
ischemia
temporary deficiency of blood supply to an organ or tissue
lavender top
the tube used to collect whole blood with an additive in it has a
neck
the carotidd artery is located in the
necrosis
which of the following refers to death of tissue
artificial insemination
the introduction of semen into the vagina or cervix by artificial means
hypertension
another name for high blood pressure
endodermis
not a layer of the heart tissue
protruding eyes
which is a characteristic of hyperthyroidism
median cubital and cephalic veins
which of the following is usually the first choice for a blood draw
leg
the femoral artery is located in the
gel
reusable electrodes require special conduction____
electrical impulses
electrocardiograms are recordings of _____ of the heart
patient active immediately prior to the reading
which of the following factors are not as aspect of taking an accurate blood pressure reading
electrical impulses
cardiac cycles depend upon__________
infectious
when performing venipuncture, the PCT treats blood and any body fluids as if they where
lungs
which are the primary organs or respiration
remove the old dressing at once
which of the following is not an aspect of changing a sterile dressing
mercury type and aneroid type
the two types of sphygmomanometer are__________
eustachian tube
the narrow tube leading fro the middle ear to the pharynx
OB
the abbreviation for obstertrics is
lie flat
the ECG cable connectors should__________
WBC
the abbreviation for white blood count is
the patient is well rested
routine ECG' are ususally recorded in the moring because
below
the inferior vena cave is _____ the superior vena cava
smoking
it appears that the biggest factor in the increase of lung cancer in the U.S is
iris
the colored part of the eye is the
fingertips togeter
which is not a part of the international signal for choking
Shave excess hair
which of the following is a part of the usual procedure to prepare a patient for an ECG
engorgement of the vein
the purpose of asking the patient to open and close his or her hand several times prior to inserting the needle into the vein is
leg
the soleus muscle is a part of the
mixing reusable electrodes with disposable
if the baseline appears to wander, the following may explain why
metastasized
cancer which has moved from the primary site to other sites has
arrhythmias
when the heartbeat rhythm is abnormal it is referred to as_______
appetite
which of the following is not an aspect of post angiography care
stoma
an artificial opening in the colon is called
bradycardia
heart rate below 60 bpm
speculum
the instrument that is used to examin the vagina and cervix is called a
traction
which is not the name of a type of fracture
perineum
area between the vulva and anus in the female and between the scrotum and anus in the male is
relaxed
the ECG will be most accurate if the patient is _________
leg
the adductors, quadriceps and tensors are muscles in the
intercostal
for an adult ECG, three of the six chest leads are placed in the ______ spaces
energy production
which of the following is not controlled by the pituitary gland
120/80
normal blood pressure range for a young adult is

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