5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Spinal Cord Compression
- a Early recognition and treatment, palliative, high-dose corticosteroids and radiation, surgery, back or neck braces to reduce pressure
- b Prevention, diagnosis, staging, and diagnostic plan, cure &/or control, supportive care, rehabilitation
- c Subsequent exposure--IgG predominates, some IgM 1-3 days
- d Gary ate my dead elephant.
- e abnormal development or growth of cells, tissues, or organs
5 Multiple choice questions
- cellular aspects,examination,study of tissue
- spread of cancer cells beyond their original site in the body
- An oncologic emergency that is caused by a tumor pressing on the spinal cord, can cause various problems, including permanent paralysis if not treated properly. Caused by cancers of the lung, breast & prostate, which carry the greatest risk of metastasizing to the spinal cord.
- Plasma/Interstitial fluid
Allergies, parasitic infections
- 1:1,000, 0.2-0.5 ml SQ, repeat @ 20min/intervals
5 True/False questions
Type 2 (Diagnostics) → What type of reaction would a transfusion elicit?
Type 1 (Hypersensitivity reaction) → Rapid Hypersensitivity (Humoral)
Can be local or systemic
Allergens inhaled, ingested, contacted or injected
Reaction comes from within.
Reaction involves IgE, mast cells, chemical mediators.
Teletherapy → radiation therapy administered at a distance from the body.
IgA (15%) → Secretions; tears, saliva, breast milk, colostrum, mucous membranes and body surfaces
Inflammatory response sequence → oncologic emergency with rapid lysis of malignant cells, as the cells lyse, intracellular contents are released in blood which results in hyperkalemia, hyperphosphaemia, and hyperuricemia which puts the patient at risk for renal failure and cardiac function, early signs include n&v, anorexia, diarrhea, muscle weakness and cramping, later signs tetany, paresthesias, seizures, anuria, and cardiac arrest