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chlorohexidine gluconate
Disinfectant used for infants rather than iodine. When using iodine, check for shellfish allergy.
Six Sigma
Method to reduce variation and improve quality of a process. Steps are Plan > Action > Check > Act
RACE
Rescue
Alarm
Contain
Exit
cannula
A tube that can be inserted into the body, often for the delivery or removal of fluid. Often used on kidney dialysis patients.
hemocrits
Volume of bloody occupied by red blood cells. Hct
chlorohexidine
chemical antiseptic
bilirubin
The yellow breakdown product of normal heme catabolism. It is responsible for the yellow color of bruises, urine, and the yellow discoloration in jaundice.
syncope
dizziness, remember that falling can cause injuries to patients
VAD
Vascular Access Device
salicylates
similar to aspirin
AIDS
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
POC or POCT
point of care testing
morphology
form and structure of cells
differentials
or
diff
test to approximate percentage of white blood cells and determine their morpholog.
cyanotic
skin turning blue in clor due to lack of 02 (oxygen) in blood
SST
Serum Separator Tube
PT
Prothrombin Time, a coagulation factor
Sed Rate
Erythrocytes sedimentation Rate, also known as ESR, department is hematology
SPS evacuated tubes
sodium polyanethol sulfonate (SPS)
polychemia
too much iron in blood, calls for blood letting
body and room temperature?
37.5 Celsius or 98.6 Fahrenheit

24 Celsius or 75 Fahrenheit.