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  1. Doppler Ultrasound
  2. LOC
  3. Electroneurography (nerve conduction study)
  4. Capillary Blood Gases (CPG)
  5. DVT
  1. a deep vein thrombosis
  2. b leave on chart
  3. c A procedure used to monitor moving substances or structures, such as flowing blood or a beating heart. Used to locate vessel obstructions, to observe fetal heart sounds, to localize the placenta (afterbirth) and to image heart functions
  4. d Similar to an EMG, except that it evaluates the integrity of the peripheral nerves. This test often is performed with EMG
  5. e A diagnostic study performed primarily on infants. Blood is obtained from the infant's capillary arterial vessel, usually from the heel

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A test performed to evaluate the function of cranial nerve VIII. It also can indicate disease in the temporal portion of the cerebrum.
  2. A study conducted to measure the body's lung capacity and function
  3. The reflection of an ultrasound wave back to the transducer from a structure in the plane of the sound beam
  4. The visualization of the interior of organs and cavities of the body with an endoscope. Biopsies may be obtained during an endoscopy.
  5. Usually performed to rule out occlusive disease of the lower extremities, or may identify arteriosclerotic disease in the upper extremity

5 True/False questions

  1. Electronystagmography (ENG)A record of muscle contraction produced by electrical stimulation


  2. Cardiac MonitorA portable device that records the heart's electrical activity and produces a continuous EKG tracing over a specified period


  3. Gastrointestinal (GI) StudyA diagnostic study related to the gastrointestinal system. GI studies often are performed in the endoscopy department


  4. Plethysmography (venous)Measures changes in the volume of an extremity; usually performed on a leg to exclude DVT (deep vein thrombosis)


  5. Evoked Potential StudiesA 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