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What factor activates the intrinsic pathway?
Factor XII
What factor activates the extrinsic pathway?
Factor VII
What is the normal PTT?
27-38 seconds
What is used to monitor heparin therapy?
PTT
What is used to monitor warfarin therapy?
PT
What conditions increase PT?
Vit K deficiency
Hepatic disease
DIC
Warfarin
What is the normal PT?
11.5 to 13.5 seconds
What conditions increase bleeding time?
ASA
Coumadin
DIC
Low platelets
what is the normal bleeding time?
5-10 min
Which agglutinogens are found on type O blood?
None, that's why it is the universal donor
What type of blood can an individual with type O blood receive?
Only Type O
What type of blood can an individual with type AB blood receive?
Any type because it has no antibodies present
What is type and screen?
Type the blood (ABO and Rh) and screen it for antibodies
What is type and Cross?
screen the blood and match it with specific donor units
How much does 1 unit of Packed RBCs increase H/H?
by 3%
What do you use to premedicate a pt undergoing a blood transfusion?
Tylenol- prevent fever
Benadryl

Elderly are given:
Lasix
Mannitol
What are the signs of a transfusion reaction?
Difficulty breathing
Fever
Chills
N/V