DVT MS E4

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  1. State whether lab will be increased or decreased in DVT

    1. WBC
    2. Platelet
    3. PT
    4. INR
    5. APTT
    5. Bleeding Time
    • 1. up
    • 2. up
    • 3. down
    • 4. down
    • 5. down
    • 6. down

    any trauma will cause WBC production and platelet too
  2. What does does d-dimer tell?
    tells about coagulation and amount of clot fibrin degradation products. 

    Not specific, other things will raise d-dimer other than clots
  3. Why do patients need to be on heparin or lovenox when starting Warfarin?
    it takes 3-5 days to take effect
  4. What is heparin and warfarin OD antidotes?
    • Heparin: protamine sulfate
    • warfarin: vitamin K
  5. These drugs have the suffix -ban
    Factor Xa inhibitor meds (apixaban, Betrixaban)
  6. What are drug tx of Pe?
    • Fibrinolytic agents: 
    •  - tPA
    •  - Altepase
    • Hearin
    • Enoxaparin
    • Warfarin
  7. What drug does this action: Directly converts plasminogen to plasmin, which then degrades clot-bound fibrin.
    Altepase: used for tx of Pe
  8. What is the normal value of D-dimer test?
    <500ug/L

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Author:
edeleon
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331645
Filename:
DVT MS E4
Updated:
2017-05-21 22:10:20
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DVT NURSING
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Med surge exam 4
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