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Bridge Training - Labs
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Every order must be associated with a __________________.
fasting lab used to test cholesterol levels
"We are going to order labs to test your cholesterol."
High TSH can indicate __________________.
Low TSH can indicate __________________.
thyroid stimulating hormone
Low __________________ can indicate hypothyroidism.
Low Free T4 can indicate __________________.
fasting lab that tests plasma glucose concentration levels and determines pre-diabetes
glucose concentration levels (by measuring the % of red blood cells w/ a sugar coating)
What does the Hemoglobin A1c test?
Glucose tests measure __________________ to monitor / determine diabetes.
CBC with plate diff
test that checks for anemia and WBC (for indications of infection)
ALT (alanine transaminase)
Screening test for pts w/ excessive weight gain that measures the amount of __________________ in the blood.
basic metabolic panel (BMP)
series of blood tests that measure certain components of blood, including glucose, calcium, and electrolytes (checks renal function as well)
basic metabolic panel
not as common; order for pt w/ suspected diabetes (show dark patches on neck)
checks for liver damage k Hemogram and checks for anemia
AST test checks for __________________ k Hemogram and checks for anemia.
AST test checks for liver damage __________________ and checks for anemia.
AST test checks for liver damage k Hemogram and checks for __________________.
must document pt's phone # when ordering any STD test b/c results go directly to pt or if the pt said it was okay to know lab results as a legal concern
HIV/STD/sensitive labs must document pt's __________________ when ordering any STD test b/c results go directly to pt or if the pt said it was okay to know lab results as a leal concern.
newborn screen (NBS)
2 screenings done to check for common disorders, many can be treated if caught early (first done at birth in hospital and second done at 2 week checkup)
birth in hospital, 2 week checkup
When are NBSs done?
12 months, 15 months
State mandated check for lead levels and for anemia in toddlers at __________________ and read results in __________________.
leuks (leukocytes), nit (nitrite), gluc (glucose), blo (blood)
What 4 components are tested for a urinalysis (UA)?
hematuria, UTI, kidney stone
If urinalysis results are positive for __________________ it can indicate a __________________ or __________________.
a test to identify any bacteria present in a urine sample
If UA is positive a __________________ will be ordered.
rapid strep test
indicates strep pharyngitis, done in clinic and results in 5-10 min
indicates the flu (A and B are different strains of the flu), done in clinic and results in 5-10 min
monospot mononucleosis test
mono test that is done in clinic and ready in 5-10 minutes
epstein barr virus test
EBV (epstein barr virus test)
shows full history and indicates mononucleosis
respiratory syncytial virus
RSV (respiratory syncytial virus)
indicates bronchiolitis (mostly done in ER), really bad cold in infants
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