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The preoperative urinalysis test done on a paient indicates that the specific gravity is 1.050. This is
above normal range and she is dehydrated
A type of crossmatch is done
if the surgeon anticipates in advance of the operation that blood loss replacement may be necessary
A patient scheduled for surgery has a hematocrit reading of 40% of whole blood volume. This is?
within normal range
Inherited deficiencies of coagulation in which bleeding occurs spontaneously after minor trauma is
hemophilia
Preoperative chest x-rays
should be done on all surgical patients
An electrocardiogram is
an electrical recording of heart activity
After being scheduled in the OR for a routine tonsillectomy, the nurse checking the chart of a patient notes that the hemoglobin is 9.0 g. This reading is
below normal range
A microscopic blood exam that estimates the percentages of each type of white cell is called a
differential blood count
Procedures that are abolutely necessary in patient identification are
identification by the anesthesiologist who checks the wristband chart and operating schedule, identification by the surgeon before administration of an anesthetic, identification by the circulating nurse who checks the wristband chart and operating schedule
Operative records documenting all aspects of perioperative care are required by
JCHO THE JOINT COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION OF HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS