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Q: What complications are associated with dermal puncture?
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What is dermal puncture?

Puncture to the finger tips

What risks are associated with a hematocrit?

Other than potential bruising at the puncture site, and/or dizziness, there are no complications associated with this test

What is the depth for doing a dermal puncture on a patient?


What risks are associated with a triple screen test?

The complications associated with drawing blood are minimal, but may include bleeding from the puncture site, feeling faint or lightheaded after the blood is drawn, or blood accumulating under the puncture site (hematoma).

What happens when you warm the site of a dermal puncture?

Increases blood flow to the site

Is there another name for dermal puncture?

capillary blood collection

What test results are affected when povidone iodine is used to cleanse the site for a dermal puncture?

Povidone-iodine may elevate test results for bilirubin, uric acid, phosphorus, and potassium, and therefore is not recommended for use with dermal puncture

What risks are associated with hemoglobin tests?

Risks for this test are minimal, but may include slight bleeding from the blood-drawing site, fainting or feeling lightheaded after venipuncture, or hematoma (blood accumulating under the puncture site).

What are the risks associated with a partial thromboplastin time test?

Complications of a bruise or swelling around the puncture site, which can be treated with moist warm compresses. People with coagulation problems may bleed for a longer period than normal.

Are fingerprints left on things we touch are associated with epidermal ridges?

Dermal papillae

Can dermal puncture and venipuncture collections be alternated on a patient receiving h and h tests?

Yes, dermal puncture and venipuncture collections can be alternated for patients receiving hemoglobin and hematocrit tests. However, it is important to ensure that the appropriate collection method is used based on the patient's condition, age, and clinical situation. Always follow the guidelines provided by the healthcare facility or laboratory conducting the tests.

What risks are associated with a small intestine biopsy?

Complications from this procedure are rare, but can include bleeding (hemorrhage), bacterial infection with fever and pain, and bowel puncture (perforation). The patient should immediately report any abdominal pain or bleeding to the physician in charge.