Flashcards in Review Deck (73)
What is strict/complete isolation. Examples
Disease spreading through air or direct contact. Measles, staph
Droplet isolation. Example
Disease spread via droplets of mucous. Pertussis, meningitis
Blood and body fluids precaution. Examples
Disease that can be transmitted via bodily fluids. Dysentery, HIV
Respiratory isolation. Examples
Disease through exhaled particles. TB, whooping cough
Contact isolation. Examples.
Disease spreads through direct contact. Skin and wound infections.
Reverse isolation. Examples
Of patient is susceptible to infection. Transplant, chemo or burn victims.
What is the length of a lancer system and how deep are baby's bones.
Lancet is 2.4 mm. Baby's bone is 2.5 mm
What are the sizes of needles?
Small - 23-25
What is on the label?
Date of draw
Time of draw
What are the veins of the antecubital fossa in order or preference ?
Basilic (near median cutaneous nerve and brachial artery)
What are suitable veins? 2
What are unsuitable veins? 5
Hard, cord-like veins
What are very suitable veins? 1
What does virulence mean?
What is normal Ph scale?
What is more basic? Blood or water?
What is serum in relationship to plasma?
Serum is plasma with the fibrin removed (no clotting)
How much testing is done on serum?
What is fibrin?
Substance that forms clots
How long is the red blood cell life span?
Where are red blood cells produced and stored?
Bone marrow and stored in spleen
What is the production of new blood cells called?
What is a new erythrocyte called?
What are leukocytes known as?
Body's internal defense system
What are neutrophils?
First responders to inflammation
What are eosinophils?
Help suppress the symptoms of asthma and allergies
What are basophils?
Causes the symptoms of an allergic reaction. Releases heparin. Agitators.
What are monocytes?
Attack and destroy foreign cells by phagocytosis. In the tissues they are called macrophages.
What are lymphocytes?
Two types - T cells that attack the pathogen. B cells that produce antibodies.