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Lab results-quiz

Hematocrit CBC w/ and w/o differential
Creatinine Chemistry 7 & 10
HDL Lipid Panel
CK-MB Cardiac Marker
PT Coagulation Studies
Platelets CBC w/ and w/o differential
Eosinophils CBC w/ differential
TG Lipid Panel
INR Coagulation Studies
Troponin Cardiac Marker
ESR Inflammation marker
Hgb CBC w/ and w/o differential
BUN Chemistry 7 & 10
Monocytes CBC w/ differential
Potassium (K) Chemistry 7 & 10 and Electrolyte
Bilirubin Liver Function Test
CO2 Chemistry 7 & 10 and Electrolyte
LDL Lipid Panel
ALT Liver Function Test
aPTT Coagulation Studies
GGT Liver Function Test
CRP Inflammatory Marker
Glucose Chemistry 7 & 10
Calcium Chemistry 10
Magnesium Chemistry 10
AST Liver Function Test
Chloride Chemistry 7 & 10 and Electrolyte
Alk Phos Liver Function Test
Cholesterol Lipid Panel
Lymphocytes Chemistry 10
Sodium Chemistry 7 & 10 and Electrolyte
WBC CBC w/ and w/o differential
You are caring for a patient who has been admitted with jaundice, a yellowing of the skin due to biliary obstruction. What lab tests would you expect the physician to order? Bilirubin, AST, ALT, Alk Phos, GGT, coagulation studies
You have a patient who just vomited 500 mL of frank red blood. Upon reporting this finding to the physician, what lab test would you expect the physician to order? CBC without differential; possibly coags
Your patient is admitted from a nursing home with dehydration. Would you expect the serum osmolality to be decreased or increased? Increased
A patient is admitted to the ED with c/o headache, fever, nausea, and diarrhea. Which lab test(s) would you expect the ER physician to ask you to draw? Chem 10, CBC, and possibly CRP and ESR
Your patient has been taking Coumadin for a history of DVT. Which lab tests are specific to evaluate its therapeutic effect? PT and INR
You need to monitor the therapeutic effect of the heparin infusion that Mr. Z is receiving for his admission diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. Which lab test needs to be ordered and evaluated every 6 hours to monitor the heparin infusion? PTT or aPTT
Your patient is on Lipitor to treat his elevated lipid panel. He returns to the clinic a month later to evaluate the effectiveness of this medication. What changes would you expect to see in the lipid panel? decrease in LDL, increase in HDL, decrease in cholesterol
The physician states that Ms. R has a “shift to the left” when the CBC with differential is analyzed. What does this terminology mean? elevated levels of neutrophil bands, immature neutrophils
A patient is in renal failure and is on hemodialysis three times per week. What lab tests would be most specific to evaluate this patient’s renal function? Creatinine and BUN, likely Potassium level
What electrolytes are most important for normal cardiac function? What panel(s) includes both? Potassium and Magnesium; Chem 10 panel
The physician asks you to obtain a calcium and phosphorous level. Which panel will you have to draw to obtain these results? Chem 10 panel
A patient is admitted to the coronary care unit complaining of severe chest pain. Which lab test will be most specific to cardiac muscle injury? Troponin
A 45-year-old female has collapsed while running the New York Marathon. She is transported to the nearest ER and is diagnosed with rhabdomyolysis. What lab tests will be specific to this skeletal muscle damage? CK (CPK) and Myoglobin
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