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  1. defribillation
  2. Agranulocytosis
  3. Ligation and stripping
  4. Neutrophils
  5. Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
  1. a Male: 0-15mm/hr, Female: 0-20mm/hr: rate at which RBCs settle out of a tube of unclotted blood in 1 hour, Increased in tissue destruction; indicates infection when results are compared with elevation in WBC count; This is a fairly reliable indicator of the course of a disease and can therefore be used to monitor disease therapy, especially for inflammatory autoimmune diseases
  2. b Used to eliminate varicose veins
  3. c 60% to 70% 3000 to 7000; The most abundant type of white blood cell. They are phagocytic and tend to self-destruct as they destroy foreign invaders, limiting their life span to a few days.
  4. d severe reduction in the number of granulocytes; WBC < 200/mm3; potentially fatal condition; caused by medication, chemotherapy, radiation, neoplastic disease, viral and bacterial infections
  5. e the use of electric shock to restore the heart's normal rhythm, also known as cardioconversion

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  1. Reed-Sternberh Cells are particular to this disorder; malignant disorder usually arising in the lymph nodes, causes 1 or more groups of lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, groin, chest or abdomen, can also cause weight loss, fever, sweating at night and itching, massage is not usually recommended
  2. chest pain, which may radiate to the left arm and jaw, that occurs when there is an insufficient supply of blood to the heart muscle
  3. an obstruction or closing off in a canal, vesel, or passage of the body
  4. Laboratory test for diagnosing pernicious anemia. Determines Vitamin B12 absorption by intestine
  5. progressive anemia that results from a lack of intrinsic factor essential for the absorption of vitamin B12

5 True/False questions

  1. ThrombocytopeniaDeficiency of the number of circulating platelets or change in the function of platelets alters the process of coagulation. It is an abnormal hematological condition in which the number of platelets is reduced to fewer than 150,000/mm3, the risk for bleeding from mucous membranes and in cutaneous sites and internal organs increases. Count is less than 20,000/mm3 significant risk for serious bleeding increases, less than 5000mm3 CNS system or GI hemorrhage can occur. Prevent from trauma and falling.


  2. arteriosclerosiscollection of several pathological conditions in which the walls of blood vessels, esp. arteries, become thickened and hardened, losing their elasticity


  3. myocardial infarctionis an occlusion of a major coronary artery or one of its branches with subsequent necrosis of myocardium caused by atherosclerosis or an embolus.


  4. Sickle Cell AnemiaThe activity of the bone marrow is depressed.Two etiologic classifications: congenital and acquired. Failure of the normal process of cell generation and development. , anemia characterized by pancytopenia resulting from failure of the bone marrow


  5. Lymphocytes20%-40% 1000-4000 Increased in infectious mononucleosis, measles, certain viruses, infectious hepatitis, and lymphocytic leukemia; decreased in AIDS, lupus erythematosus, and Hodgkin's disease