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Endocrine Procedure Quiz

____________ is the measurement of the level of sugar in the blood. Blood glucose
The measurement of blood sugar levels after a meal is called? Postprandial blood glucose
Define a Glucose tolerance test The process used to obtain a measurement of the body’s ability to metabolize carbohydrates by administering a prescribed amount of glucose after a fasting period, then measuring blood and urine for glucose levels every hour to 4-6 hours
What is Glycohemoglobin (HbA1c)? a molecule of hemoglobin, the level of which rises in the blood as a result of an increased level of sugar
To obtain the measurement of the specific ions; sodium, potassium and chloride along with carbon dioxide in the blood, you would order ____________. Electrolyte panel
What test would you run to obtain a measurement of thyroid hormone levels in blood plasma including T3, T4 and TSH? Thyroid function study
What do we call chemical tests that are used to determine the presence of sugar or ketone bodies in urine? Urine glucose and ketone studies
What are Thyroid uptake images? radionuclide scans of the thyroid to visualize the radioactive accumulation of previously injected isotopes to detect thyroid nodules or tumors
_____________ is the excision of the adrenal glands. Adrenalectomy
____________ is the excision of the pituitary gland. Hypophysectomy
_____________ is the excision of the pancreas. Pancreatectomy
______________ is the excision of the parathyroid glands. Parathyroidectomy
__________ is the excision of the thymus gland. Thymectomy
__________ is the excision of the thyroid gland. Thyroidectomy
use of an insulin delivery device that is worm on the body and subcutaneously infuses doses of insulin programmed according to the individual needs is called? Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSH)
What is the classification of a drug that lowers the blood glucose level? Hypoglycemic
What is the classification of an agent that blocks the production of thyroid hormones? Antithyroid
What is the classification of agents used to control blood sugar? Antidiabetic
Define Hormone replacement therapy: Treatment with a hormone to correct deficiency
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