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What instructions do you give patients for mammograms?
No deodorant, undress from waist up and give gown, and check for pregnancy.
What instructions do you give patients for a lower GI series?
Patient prep for barium enema by drinking a bottle of specially prepared laxative prior to exam.
List laboratory safety:
a. No pens/pencils in mouth or behind ears
b. No food or drinks in lab
c. fingernails kept short
d. contaminated material must be discarded in appropriate container
Describe the perfect environment for the growth of microorganism
dark, moist, body temp, and natural pH
What determines which classification the physicians office laboratory (POL) is and under which body it is regulated?
CLIA and complexity of tests preformed
A patient is instructed to drink 24 to 32 ounces of fluid without urinating before taking what type of test?
What is the name of the test to determine which antibiotic will be effective in killing the bacteria?
What you call a body scan that may be used to determined the function of the thyroid gland?
Thyroid uptake scan
The american cancer society makes what recommendation for mammograms.
35-39: get baseline
40-49: every year or every other year
50-above: every year
An xray record of the blood vessels made visible through the use of injected radiopaque contrast medium
Radiation therapy in which the radioactive substance is inserted into a body cavity or organ. The source of radiation is located a short distance from the body are being treated.
An xray record of the gallbladder that is made visible through the use of a radiopaque contrast medium.
The process of examining internal structures by viewing the shadows cast on a florescent screen after the xray has passed through the body.
An xray record of the uterus and fallopian tubes that is made visible through the use of a radiopaque contrast medium.
an xray record of the kidney and renal pelvis that is made visible through the use of and injected radiopaque contrast medium.
an xray record of the spinal cord that is made visible through the use of a radiopaque contrast medium.
The treatment of disease by the use of xrays, radium, and other radioactive substances.
The process of using ultrasound to produce a record of ultrasonic echoes as they strike tissues of different densities
A radiopaque substance used in certain xray procedures to permit visualization of organs or structures
The process of feeling an object, area, or person of some contaminating substance (bacteria, poisonous gas)
A device that is sensitive to ionizing radiation. it is worn by one who is around xrays to monitor the degree of exposure to the beta and gamma rays.
The time required for half of the radioactivity of a substance to be reduced by radioactive decay.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
A technique that uses radiowaves and a magnet. Emits FM radiowaves of a certain frequency that are detected in a specific body area contained with an external magnetic field.
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