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what does JCAHO stand for
joint commission on the accreditation of healthcare organizations
nongovernmental organization, charged by the government to inspect and regulate.
inspects all aspects of hospitals every 2 years
what does CAP stand for
college of american pathologists
lab based organization
provides competency training materials
inspects hospitals every 2 years
what test measured digoxin?
what kind of test measures phenobarbital
what test measures glucose over a 3 month period of time
what test looks at RBC, WBC, platelets, and WBC differential?
what test looks at RBC, WBC, and platelets?
what test looks at RBC, WBC, platelets, and WBC differential and hemoglobin and hematocrite?
H & H
what test looks at the the speed RBC's settle?
what phase of coagulation: there is vasoconstriction, vessels respond by trying to reduce blood flow to the area
phase 1: vascular phase
what phase of coagulation: platelets de-granulate and clump together (aggregation) and stick to area of injury (adhesion)
phase 2: platelet phase
what phase of coagulation: platelets release specific compounds which tell the body to send specific coagulation factors that help form a fibrin mesh
phase 3: coagulation phase
what phase of coagulation: the clot pulls together in an attempt to pull the torn edges together
phase 4: clot retraction
what phase of coagulation: the final repair is going on, new cells are produced and new tissue is generated. the clot dissolves over time.
phase 5: fibrinolysis
list the 5 phases of coagulation
- 1) vascular phase
- 2) platelet phase
- 3) coagulation phase
- 4) clot retraction
- 5) fibrinolysis
how long ofter collecting a UA should it be delivered to the lab
what's the most commonly collected body fluid
type of UA when using a dipstick or pregnancy test
random type of collection
what type of UA is used for culture or urine pregnancy
what does UDS stand for
urine drug screen
what type of UA is used for culture and UDS?
what is the name for a sticky zip lock for collecting from small children equal to a clean catch
what's the mini cath used for
gives sterile specimen for women only
what circumstances would interfere with blood samples
hemolysis, lipemia, and icterus
8 original waved tests
- (pub menfo)
- Urine pregnancy
- blood glucose by home approved meter
- non-automated hemoglobin
- fecal occult blood (FOBT)
what does FOBT stand for
fecal occult blood test