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What is the light blue (sodium citrate) tube for?

coagulation studies, d dimer, thrombophilia

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what is the gold blood tube (serum separator) for?

biochemistry - U+Es, LFT, Trop T, CRP
hormones
tumour markers
bone profile

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what is the purple blood tube (EDTA) for?

haematology - FBC, ESR, HbA1c
CD4
Malaria screen
PTH

3

what is the pink blood tube (cross match) for?

X match (blood type and factors)
group and save

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what is the grey blood tube (fluoride oxalate) for?

blood glucose and lactate
CSF glucose and lactate
fluid glucose

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what piece of equipment do you need to measure blood pressure? spell it out!

S P H Y G M O M A N O M E T E R

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what is the thermometer for the ear called?

tympanic thermometer

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what would you use to take a pulse and o2 sats from a finger?

pulse oximeter

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what is a bradycardia pulse rate?

<60 bpm

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what us a tachycardia pulse rate?

>100 bpm

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what is the normal respiration rate of a healthy adult?

12-18 breaths per minute

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what is a healthy temperature range?

36.5-37.5 deg C

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what is a health O2 sats range?

96-99%

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equipment for measure blood glucose?

glucometer, test strips and lancet for finger pricking

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what are the RPG and FPG for DM?

RPG >11.1 mmol/l
FPG >7.0 mmol/l

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name some equipment for oxygen administration?

nasal cannula
simple face mask
non rebreather masks
venturi mask - controlled apparatus (others uncontrolled)

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what are the two systems for venepuncture?

vacutainer system (vacutainer needle and vacutainer barrel)
needle and syringe

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what are the colours of the aerobic and anaerobic blood culture bottles?

aerobic - blue
anaerobic - pink