Card Set Information
Test used for diagnosing hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia
Glucose tolerance test
How is blood for measuring glucose obtained
Skin puncture or venipuncture by fasting or nonfasting
What type of charge do sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium have?
What type of charge do chloride, bicarbonate, and phosphate have?
The key test to diagnosing tissue damage
blood enzyme test
Tissue death as a result of disease or injury
Blood lipids bound to protein that are measured along with cholesterol
Measures the clients cardiovascular fitness and shows the myocardiums ability to respond to increased oxygen requirements
How is a stress test measured?
with an EKG
The visualization of a body organ or cavity through a scope
Withdrawing fluid that has been abnormally collected or to obtain a specimen
Aspiration of cerebrospinal fluid from the subarachnoid space
Collection of air or gas in the pleural space causing the lungs to collapse
Aspiration of fluids in the pleural cavity
Aspiration of fluid from the abdominal cavity
What is the primary function of the respiratory system?
To deliver oxygen and remove carbon dioxide from the lungs
The inside of the chest cage is called
The lungs are separated from other organs by the ____?
The lungs are attached to _____ and _____?
heart and trachea
A thin transparent double layered serous membrane lining the thoracic cavity
_____ and _____ are layers of the pleura.
parietal and visceral pleura
____ lies adjacent to the chest wall and produce pleural fluid
____ adheres to the surface of the lungs and absorb pleural fluid.
How much fluid does the pleural space contain
5 -20 ml of fluid
True or False
The right lung is larger than the left?