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Embalming QIV


a yellow discoloration due to a backup of the pigment bilirubin in the tissues, a pathological antemortem extravascular discoloration jaundice
another name for jaundice icterus
bacteria that multiplies in blood septicemia
most common type of jaundice, caused by the liver, bile duct, and gallbladder obstructional jaundice
blood borne jaundice caused by hemorrhaging, poisoning, fever, or septicemia hemolytic jaundice
low formaldehyde content, or glutaraldehyde with reducing agents or a counter stain describes what kind of fluid jaundice fluid
a restricted cervical method is preferred for what kind of case? jaundice
inject a milder fluid into the head, and a stronger fluid into the body in what kind of case? jaundice
radiation type which does not penetrate internal organs alpha
radiation type which uses high speed electrons, which bounce off of most things, and do not penetrate the organs beta
deadly radiation that will pass through the body, causing significant changes gamma
cobalt 60, iodine 131, gold 198, and strontium 89 all produce what two types of radiation? beta and gamma
phosphorous 32 produces what type of radiation? beta
radium 226 produces what type of radiation? gamma
that amount of radioactive material or isotope in which 37 million atoms disintegrate in one second millicurie
dangerous radiation levels are above ____ millicuries 30
radiation levels in which extra precautions (heavy apron, thick gloves, etc) are necessary are between ___ and ____ millicuries between 5 and 30
"safe" levels of radiation are under ___ millicuries 5
blood infection where poisonous substances are absorbed from the outside (ex: venomous snake bite) sapremia
poisonous blood, bacteria, or virus invading the body toxemia
bacteria living in the blood, but not multiplying bacteremia
pus formation in the blood pyemia
the use of coinjection fluids for primary dilution instead of an aqueous vehicle is the definition of waterless embalming
the three most common embalming complications accompanied by chemotherapy treatment antemortem are jaundice, dehydration, build up of nitrogenous waste
PPE includes (per OSHA bloodborne pathogen standard) face mask, eye protection, gown, gloves, shoe and head covers
prep room equipment (per OSHA bloodborne pathogen standard) includes eye wash station, drench shower, hand washing sink, cover over embalming sink, sharps container, waste container, biohazard container, warning signs (formaldehyde, no eating/drinking/smoking)
Created by: amyziolkowski