-beta-1 selective agent
-Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor
-competes and blocks LPL
-HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor
Tc sestamibi scan
-areas that are ischemic don't show up with radioactivity
-anti-cholinesterase - inhibits Acetylcholine from being broken down
-prevention and tx of iron deficiency anemia
GGT Gamma-glutamyl Transpeptidase
-sensitive indicator of hepatobiliary disease
-elevated in 75% of chronic alcohol abusers
-parallels increase in ALP (but it is more sensitive)
-Bone disease (elevated in growing children and pregnant women)
-also elevated in liver disease/obstruction
ANC (Absolute neutrophil count)
= WBC x (% neutrophils - % bands)
-determines real risk for infection
-if BELOW 1,000 --> may need to be placed in protective isolation
-measurement of all proteins available for binding mobile iron
-indirect way to measure transferrin (since it is the predominant transporter)
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