Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Med Surg 3 Exam 5

Most leukemia occurs in children. T/F False. 70% occurs in people > 60 years old.
lymphoid: stem cells that produce lymphocytes
myeloid: stem cells that produce non-lymphoid
Most likely patient of: AML children adults
Most likely patient of: ALL children "childhood cancer" but can see in adults
Most likely patient of: CML adults
Most likely patient of: CLL 55+
ANT anemia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia
Which cancer? s/s: fever, infection, fatigue, risk for bleeding, LYMPHADENOPATHY, spleenomegaly (rare) AML
NADIR 7-10 days after chemo
which cancer has the phases 1 (chronic) 2 (transformation) 3 (accelerated)? CML
Which cancer? s/s: fatigue, malaise, anorexia, weight loss, dyspnea, confusion, SPLEENOMEGALY, lymphadenopathy (rare) CML
How do you diagnose CML? BCR-ABL gene, BMB, CBC diff
"Philadelphia chromosome" BCR-ABL gene
PO med for CML Gleevac
Which cancer? s/s: bone pain, lymphadenopathy, spleenomegaly, headache ALL
what is the treatment for ALL? combo chemo, intrathecal chemo, stem cell transplant
The B lymphocytes are affected in which cancer? CLL
which cancer? s/s: increased lymphocytes, lymphadenopathy, spleeomegaly, b symptoms, viral infection CLL
disorder of myeloid stem cells myleodysplastic syndrome
dysplasia of RBC myelodysplastic syndrome
which cancer? s/s: fatigue, BONE MARROW FAILURE, myelodysplastic syndrome
bone marrow treatment is the only cure myelodysplastic syndrome
reed-sternberg cells hodgkin lymphoma
risk factors: virus, immunosuppressive therapy, agent orange hodgkin non-hodgkin
which cancer? s/s: lymphadenopathy (cervical, mediastinal, supraclavicular), puritus, B symptoms, infections (herpes zoster) hodgkin lymphoma
lymphoma staging: I local; one node region
lymphoma staging: II two node regions above diaphragm same side
lymphoma staging: III two node regions above below diaphragm
lymphoma staging: IV everywhere; organs
what is the treatment goal for hodkins lymphoma cure
which cancer? lymphoid tissue is infiltrated with malignant cells Non-hodgkins
what is the most common NHL? B cell (aggressive)
which cancer? s/s: variable, enlarged lymphnodes, B symptoms, CNS NHL
what does RCHOP treat? NHL
RCHOP stands for: Rituxan Cytoxan Hydroxydanumycin Onvovin Prednisolone
cancer of the plasma cells multiple myeloma
which cancer? s/s: bone pain (back/ribs), bone breakdown, increase Ca+ (thirsty, dehydrated, confused), renal failure (M protein damages tubules), bone marrow depression multiple myeloma
M protein in blood M protein in urin (Bentz-Jones) CRAB multiple myeloma
where do the stem cells come from for a transplant? peripheral blood stem cells umbillical cord newborns
allogenic donor other than patient
syngenic transplant from identical twin
autologus patient own cells
myloablative inpatient; high chemotherapy wipe out bone marrow
non-myloablative mini-transplant; doesn't destroy all cells
how long does it take for patient to begin making own cells? 2-4 weeks
which 911? s/s: SOB, edema, dysphagia, dilated veins on chest SVC syndrome
which 911? s/s: back pain, edema, numbness, motor loss spinal cord compression
which 911? s/s: fatigue, confusion, dysrhythmmia, constipation, dehydration hypercalcemia
which 911? s/s: fatigue, weakness, level of conciousness, increase K+, increased P, decreased Ca+, acute renal failure, dysrhythmia, seizures tumor lysis syndrome
mass cell destruction tumor lysis syndrome
most common cancer in this 911 (hypercalcemia) breast, lung, renal, myeloma