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Pharm: Kee45: Def

Pharm: Kee Ch45: Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, & Thrombolytics: Definitios

Aggregation Clumping together of platelets to form a clot
Thrombosis Formation of a clot in an arterial or venous vessel
Anticoagulants Inhibit clot formation
Myocardial infaction/ Acute MI Heart attack
Partial thromboplasin time (PTT) & Activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) Lab tests: detect deficiencies of certain clotting factors; used to monitor heparin therapy
Prothrombin time (PT) Lab test that measures time it takes blood to clot in presence of certain clotting factors
International normalized ratio Lab test most frequently used to report PT results
Antiplatelets Prevent thrombosis in arteries by suppressing platelet aggregation
Thromboembolism Occlusion of an artery or vein caused by thrombus or embolus
Ischemia Deficient blood flow
Necrosis Death
Thrombolytics Promote fibrinolytic mechanism; convert plasminogen to plasmin, destroys fibrin in blood clot
Fibrinolysis Fibrin breakdown
Created by: b_trenkler