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  1. M-mode Echo
  2. Electrophysiologic Study (EPS)
  3. Arterial Blood Gases (ABG)
  4. Impedance Cardiography (ICG)
  5. Plethysmography (venous)
  1. a A diagnostic study to measure arterial blood gases (oxygen and carbon dioxide) to attain information needed to assess and manage a patient's respiratory status
  2. b A flexible and fast-acting noninvasive monitoring system that measures total impedance (resistance to the flow of electricity in the heart)
  3. c A method of studying evoked potentials within the heart
  4. d Image obtained with M-mode echocardiography shows the motion (M) of the heart over time. 2-D M-mode would be a two-dimensional study
  5. e Measures changes in the volume of an extremity; usually performed on a leg to exclude DVT (deep vein thrombosis)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A diagnostic study related to the gastrointestinal system. GI studies often are performed in the endoscopy department
  2. A catheter placed in an artery that continuously measures the patient's blood pressure
  3. A procedure undertaken to evaluate certain areas of the body by using a manometric device to measure and record pressures; usually performed in the endoscopy department
  4. The cessation of breathing
  5. A diagnostic or therapeutic technique that does not require the skin to be broken or a cavity or organ of the body to be entered

5 True/False Questions

  1. ERCPendoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography


  2. Nerve Conduction Study (NCS)Tests used to evaluate specific areas of the cortex that receive incoming stimuli from the eyes, ears, and lower or upper extremities or sensory nerves


  3. LOCpulmonary function test


  4. TelemetryThe transmission of data electronically to a distant location


  5. DVTpulmonary function test


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