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Diangostic testing and patient preparation

QuestionAnswer
A specialized x-ray of the breast mammography
Anemia; hemorrhage hemoglobin
Counts the number of platelets platelet count
Determines amount of o2 and co2 dissovled in blood arterial blood count
Diagnose cause of chest infections sputum test
Diagnose metabolic diseases blood glucose levels
Diagnose urinary tract infections mid-stream urine
Diagnosis, treatment, prevention, investigation of blood and lymphatic system disorders hematologist
Esophagus, stomach and small intestine are viewed gastroscopy
Evaulates clotting partial thromboplastin time
Examines tissue samples; performs autopsies pathologist
Exercise 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 electrolytes
Interprets images of the human body radiologist
Measurement of the settling of RBC's erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Measures enzymes that can tell if a heart attack has occurred cardiac enzymes
Measures types of fat in blood cholesterol/triglycerides
More detailed to disgnose 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 positron emissions tomography
Produces three-dimensional images of cross-sections of body parts computed tomography
Records the electrical activity of the heart electrocardiography
The examination of a body to determine the couse of death autopsy
The normal range; the values expected for a particular test reference range
Used to check the density of bone in the spine and hip bone mineral dinsity test
Uses a magnetic field to produce images magnetic resonance imaging
Uses an endoscope to visualize the liver and bile ducts ultrasonography
Uses ultrasound waves to evaluate cardiac function echocardiogram
Visula exam of the large intestine colonoscopy
Visualizes the lower portion of the bowel barium enema
X-ray of the throat and esophagus barium swallow
What information should a requisition include demographics
What information should a requisition include health card number
What information should a requisition include physician
What information should a requisition include test required
What information should a requisition include any additional information requested
What information should a requisition include name of any doctor who should recieve test results
What information should a requisition include medications
What information should a requisition include specific reporting instructions
What duties must an MOA perform to ensure that a patient understands everything they need to know about a diagnostic test that has been ordered where to go, how to prepare, what to expect, what will happen, should someone go with them, if any sedation is required, how much discomfort is involved, if they can drive, and special instructions
What is the standard protocol when taking resulds over the phone repeat all recorded information back to caller
What is the standard protocol when taking resulds over the phone repeat patients name
What is the standard protocol when taking resulds over the phone type of test and values
What is the standard protocol when taking resulds over the phone do not rush
What is the standard protocol when taking resulds over the phone read the values back
What is the standard protocol when taking resulds over the phone get name and phone number of caller
What is the standard protocol when taking resulds over the phone if abnormal/critical values report to the physician immediately
Why is diagnostic testing a useful tool for physicians establish a diagnosis
Why is diagnostic testing a useful tool for physicians monitor clients progress/response/treatment
Why is diagnostic testing a useful tool for physicians health promotion
Why is diagnostic testing a useful tool for physicians disease prevention
Why is diagnostic testing a useful tool for physicians detect problems early
Why is diagnostic testing a useful tool for physicians establish baseline results
Why is diagnostic testing a useful tool for physicians facilitate prompt treatment
Why is diagnostic testing a useful tool for physicians legal purposes
Why is diagnostic testing a useful tool for physicians validate or invalidate an initial diagnosis
Why is diagnostic testing a useful tool for physicians adjust/change client's treatment plan
Why is diagnostic testing a useful tool for physicians provide patient information that the client is healthy
What are positioning and draping used for facilitae an examination
What are positioning and draping used for modesty
What are positioning and draping used for protects patients form embarrassment
What are positioning and draping used for allows access to a specific area
What are the MOA's duties in diagnostic testing giving out requisitions
What are the MOA's duties in diagnostic testing reporting and filing results
What are the MOA's duties in diagnostic testing educating clients
What are the MOA's duties in diagnostic testing recognize and understand the laoratory tests commonly ordered
List three trays used for examination CPE Gynecological examination Proctological examination
8 things on a CPE tray Cotton-tipped applicators (CTA’s), Sphygmomanometer, Stethoscope,Tongue depressor (s), Gauze, cotton balls, Tuning fork, Urine Specimen container, Otoscope
8 things on a Gynecological vaginal speculum, normal saline solution, K-Y jelly lubricant, biopsy bottle, cytological fixative spray, gloves, stethoscope, cotton-tipped applicators
8 things on a proctological anoscope, proctoscope, sigmoidoscope, rectal CTS's, lab requistions, K-Y jelly, specimen bottles, guaze squares
bone mineral density test BMD
blood urea nitrogen BUN
culture & sensitivity C&S
crossmatch & type C&T
computed tomography CT
chest xray CXR
electrocardiogram ECG
electromyography EMG
erythrocyte sedimentation rate ESR
gallbladder series GB, GBS
hematocrit Hct
high-density lipoprotein HDL
x-ray of the kidney, ureter, bladder KUB
low-density lipoprotein LDL
lumbar puncture LP
magnetic resonance imaging MRI
mid-stream urine MSU
ova & parasites O&P
occult blood OB
partial pressure of carbon dioxide PCO2
prothrombin time PT
red blood cell RBC
upper gastrointestinal series UGI
ultrasound US
white blood cell WBC
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