Flashcards in Chapter 8 Deck (15)
What is bacterial infection in the blood called?
What draw is used to test septicemia?
What is the glucose tolerance test test for? 3
1. Diabetes mellitus
3. Mal-absorption syndrome
How long should a patient fast for before a GTT?
How do you test the glucose time-wide?
Has to be consumed within five minutes. Then tested at 30 mins, 1 hr, 2 hr, 3 hr
What does the cold agglutinins test for? 3
1. Primary atypical pneumonia
2. Viral infections
3. Complications of lymphoma
What could go wrong with cold agglutinins?
Red blood cells bind to them when allowed to drop below body temperature.
How should you prepare the tube for a cold agglutinin test?
Warm pack before and after. Prewarmed to 37 C or 98.6 degrees
What test is used for the platelet function disorders test?
A bleeding time test
What is the size gauge of the butterfly set?
What are the steps for a bleeding time test? 7
1. Arm in supine position
2. Iodine swab
3. Alcohol pad
4. Blood pressure cuff at 40 mmHg
5. Make cut 5 cm below crease
6. Blot every 30 seconds until no more bleeding
What does HIPAA stand for?
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
What two bottles are used for GTT?
Aerobic - with air - 1st tube
Anaerobic - without air
What color tube is used for GTT?