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Lymphatic system A
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What is the watery fluid that is inside of lymphatic vessels?
The fluid that filters out of the capillaries into tiny spaces between tissue cells is:
Lymph acts as an intermediary between the blood in the capillaries and the tissues. What are some of the things lymph delivers to the cells?
digest foods; 02 and hormones
Lymph fluid most closely resembles
The largest lymphatic vessel is the
The thoracic duct drains into the
L side of the chest, head/neck; abdominal area, lower limbs; L subclavian superior vena cava to the heart
Which system does the lymphatic system work closely with to remove waste and fluid from the tissues?
List the functions of the lymphatic system:
transport excess fluid, produce T-lymphocytes and filter harmful bacteria
Lymph is mostly water and contains no red blood cells or protein molecules true or false?
Lymphatic vessels accompany and closely parallel the veins true or false?
Lymphatic vessels form a closed system like the circulatory system
true or false?
Lymph fluid flows only once through its system before draining into the thoracic duct
true or false?
Which organs make up the lymphatic system?
spleen and thymus gland
Where are the tonsils located?
back of throat
Adenoids are also called pharyngeal tonsils because they are located:
upper part of throat
The tonsils that are visible through the mouth are the:
The largest organ of the lymphatic system is the:
List where lymph nodes are located:
cervical, axilla and inguinal
Axillary lymph nodes are located:
The lymphatic tissue of lymph nodes and tonsils produce what?
Artificial acquired immunity comes from:
Lymph nodes provide a site for lymphatic production and they:
This organ of the lymph system stores the largest amount of red blood cells:
The body's ability to resist pathogens and diseases is called:
Persons with condition should always wear a medic alert tag:
In tonsillitis you would expect to find what symptom?
What disease of the lymphatic system is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus and occurs frequently in young adults and children?
If a person comes into the ER and is diagnosed with Kaposi's sarcoma, what disorder will usually be the cause?
A patient is HIV positive, but yet not showing signs of AIDS. His immune system is beginning to deteriorate, but he has not yet contracted an opportunistic infection. This condition is called:
AIDS can be spread through:
A form of cancer of the lymph nodes, this disease is characterized by painless swelling of the lymph nodes:
What term describes generalized enlargement of the lymph nodes?
A person who is allergic to bees is stung by one. He begins to experience difficulty breathing as his face swells and his blood pressure drops. This type of reaction is:
When should a health care professional wear eye protection?
when splashes are likely
Which of the following health care workers should wear a mask?
a dental hygienist who is cleaning teeth
Your friend has a bloody nose and you are going to help clean up the mess. What is the FIRST thing you should do?
For which of the following tasks would you need to wear gloves?
changing a non-sterile bandage or dressing
You are caring for a patient who is HIV positive, but has intact skin. He offers his hand to you to shake. What PPE (personal protective equipment) should you wear?
Health care workers should never do what with needles:
Standard precautions are guidelines to be used when you expect to have contact with another person's:
What is the most effective way to prevent the spread of infections?
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