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What is a coagulant?
Substance that promotes clotting
What is an anticoagulant?
Substance that prevents clotting
What are hemostatics?
Substances that cause bleeding to stop
What are coagulation factors?
Naturally occuring plasma substances that promote clotting
Fibrinogen, prothrombin, thromboplastin, and calcium ions
What is systemic?
System wide, all over the body?
What is a thrombosis?
Blood clot, inside a blood vessel, blocking blood flow
What is an embolism?
A blood clot, inside a blood vessel, that has broken free, and is freely traveling about the body
What is a pulmonary embolism?
A clot that is blocking blood to the lungs
What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?
Effects deep veins in the lower legs and thigh
Causes swelling and pain
What are the 2 types of coagulants?
What are the 3 types of absorbable gelatin?
What are the 2 Microfibrillar collagen Hemostats?
What are the 3 types of Oxidized cellulose?
What are the 5 types of absorbale collagen sponges?
What is the 1 type of thrombin?
What is bone wax?
Beeswax that stops bones from bleeding
What are 3 chemical hemostatics?
What is parenteral?
Route of administration that involves piercing the skin or mucous membrane