Veins are made easier to enter if:
a. The site of puncture is gently slapped.
b. The vein is massaged toward the heart.
a and b.
d. The arm hangs down for 4-6 minutes.
e. All of the above.
Generally speaking, veins from which group of people tend to collapse more
easily; and, therefore, greater care may be needed to select and puncture the
b. Middle-aged people.
Blood collection instruments should be:
a. Glass and disposable.
b. Plastic and calibrated.
Sterile and disposable.
d. Aseptic and anticoagulated.
The syringe and needle for venipuncture must be dry to avoid
_________________ of the red blood cells.
d. Hemoglobin reduction.