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diagnostic testing

a speacialized xray of the breast mammography
anemia, hemorrage hemoglobin
counts the # of platelets platelet count
determines amount of O2 and CO2 dissolved in blood arterial blood gases
diagnose cause of chest infections sputum test
diagnose metabolic diseases blood glucose test
diagnose urinary tract infection midstream urine
diagnosis, treatment, prevention, investigation of blood and lymphatic system disorders hematologist
esophagus, stomach and small intestine are viewed gastroscopy
evaluates clotting partial thromboplastin time
examines tissue samples and performs autopsies pathologist
excercise ECG stress test
helps establish a diagnosis as part of a routine exam complete blood count
healthy body is in a state of equilibrium homeostasis
immediately stat
includes testing for sodium potassium and chloride electolytes
interprets images of the human body radiologist
measurement fo the setting of RBC's erythrocyte sedimentation rate
measures enzymes that can tell if a heart attack has occured cardiac enzymes
measures types of fat in blood cholesterol/ triglycerides
more detailed to diagnose diabetes glucose tolerance test
one that indicates a life threatening situation and requires immediate attention critical value
ordered if client is suspected of having septicemia blood cultures
produces three dimentional images of cross sections of body parts protein emission test (PET)
records the electrical activityy of the heart electrocardiogram
the examination of a body to detirmine the cause of death autopsy
the normal range the values expected for a particular test referance range
used to check the density fo bone in the spine and hip bone mineral density test
uses a magnetic field to produce images magnetic resonance imaging
uses an endoscope to visualize the liver and bile ducts endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
uses high freguency sound waves ultrasound
uses ultrasound waves to evaluate cardiac function echocardiogram
visual exam of the large intestine colonoscopy
visualizes the lower portion of the bowel barium enema
xray of the throat and esophagus barium swallow
Created by: Barbie14