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Brady EMT BASIC- Chapter 26-Hematologic System

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____ consists of red cells, white cells, and plasma.   Blood  
_____ is lack of red blood cells in circulation.   Anemia  
___ ___ __is an inherited disease in which a defect in the hemoglobin results in “sickle” shape to red blood cells. This misshaping inhibits movement of red blood cells through capillaries, causing “sludging” and blockages in smaller blood vessels.   Sickle cell anemia  
The ____ ______ is comprised of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra   renal system  
The _______ perform vital filtering of the blood to remove waste products. They also help maintain water balance within the body.   kidneys  
Problems with the renal system include infection, kidney stones, and _______   renal failure  
________ is a condition in which the kidneys are unable to filter waste and provide a balance of fluids in the body   Renal failure  
In ________ , an external system filters the blood and removes excess fluid from the body.   dialysis  
Dialysis may be performed in either of two ways: ________ or ________   hemodialysis(HD) or peritoneal dialysis.  
Dialysis at dialysis centers is generally performed _______ times per week.   three  
A physician who is concerned with blood disorders is called an   Hematologist.  
Red blood cells contain specialized molecules called   Hemoglobin  
For the blood to clot, it needs   platelets.  
The liquid that the red and white blood cells are suspended in is called:   plasma.  
A patient with sickle cell anemia would have abnormal structure of the?   red blood cells.  
A bacterial infection within the peritoneal cavity is called   peritonitis  
One Cycle of filling and draining the peritoneal cavity in peritoneal dialysis   Exchange  
A gravity exchange process for peritoneal dialysis fluid is raised above the level of an abdominal catheter to fill the abdominal cavity and then lowered below the level of the abdominal catheter to drain the fluid out   Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis(CAPD)  
A vibration felt on gentle palpation, such as that which typically occurs within an arterial- venous fistula   Thrill  
A Mechanical process for peritoneal dialysis in which a machine fills and empties the abdominal cavity of dialysis solution   CCPD  
Irreversible renal failure to the extent that the kidneys can no longer provide adequate filtration and fluid balance to sustain life   End of stage Real Disease (ESRD)  
____ is a component of the blood that is critical to the body's response help fight off infections   White blood cells  
The Medical Specialty concerned with Renal/Kidney diseases is called:   Nephrology  
The Medical Specialty concerned with blood disorders   Hematology  
The most commonly transported Organ is (are) the....   Kidneys  


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