The first step of the procedure for collecting a midstream urine specimen is:
a. Identify the patient by identification band.
b. Introduce yourself.
d. Read the physician's order.
When collecting a 24-hour urine specimen, post signs:
a. On the patient's door, bathroom door, and on the stool.
b. Near the bed, on the stool, and on the patient's door.
On the stool, near the bed, and on the wall.
d. On the patient's door, bathroom door, and near the patient's bed.
Bright red blood in the stool indicates that:
a. The blood is fresh and the site of the bleeding is in the upper GI tract.
b. The site of the bleeding is in the higher gastrointestinal tract.
The blood is fresh and the site of the bleeding is in the lower GI tract.
d. The blood is old and the site of bleeding is in the upper gastrointestinal tract.
The type of blood that can be found in the stool, but cannot be seen with the
naked eye is called:
a. Occult blood.