Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist: A Positive Care Approach: chapter 8 Flashcards


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cardiac dysrhythmia

refers to any type of abnormal heart rhythm

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CPR

the act of manually providing chest compressions and ventilations to patients in cardiac arrest in an effort to provide oxygenated blood to the brain and organs, revers process of death

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hyperthermia

abnormally high body temperature

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Hemolysis

the breakdown of red blood cells. some diseases, medicines and toxins may cause red blood cells to break down more quickly than usual.

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hemostasis

to stop flow of blod

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autologous

(of cells or tissue) obtained from the same individual

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hemostat

an instrument for preventing the flow of blood from an open blood vessel by compression of the vessel

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homologous

a single donor and manufactured into cryoprecipitate that contains factor XIII to produce fibrinogen

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suction

the production of a partial vacuum by the removal of air in order to force fluid into a vacant space or produce adhesion remove (something) using suction

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Rh

the Rh blood group system is a human blood group system. it contains proteins on the surface of red blood cells. after ABO blood group, it is the most likely to be involved in transfusion reactions.